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Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has disclosed his captain choice for Scottish giants Celtic ahead of next season. Celtic will needa new captain with the imminent exit of Scott Brown. Scotland international Brown has agreed a deal with fellow Scottish Premiership team Aberdeen ahead of the new season.

The current Celtic skipper will team up with Aberdeen on a free transfer at the end of the season. Scott Brown will sign for the former UEFA Cup holders on as a free agent this summer when his Celtic contract expires. As things stand, there are two captain choices for the club and they are Ismaila Soro and Callum McGregor. Scotland national team star McGregor is the vice captain to Scott Brown at Celtic and he has been tipped to take over from his compatriot when he leaves the club for Aberdeen in the summer.

Brendan Rodgers spoke to the Daily Record about the skipper situation at former club Celtic. Rodgers was the Celtic manager for almost three years before he left the club to sign for present team Leicester City in the middle of the 2018/19 season. At Celtic, Brendan Rodgers won three trophies on the domestic scene in each of his first two seasons and was on course for another domestic treble before he left to join the Foxes. Rodgers believes that Callum McGregor is the right man to replace Scott Brown as the new Celtic skipper as he pointed out how he appointed Jordan Henderson as the replacement for club legend Steven Gerrard during his time at Liverpool. Rodgers was the Liverpool manager when long-term captain Steven Gerrard left the club and Jordan Henderson was named as his replacement. Henderson has done well in the role since then. The England international led Liverpool to end their 30-year wait for a league title last season.