Glasgow Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has stated that he wants to add a creative midfielder and possibly a new centre-half to his squad this summer.

The Parkhead outfit are on the verge of being crowned Scottish champions again, with the Northern Irish manager taking the side to a new level this term.

Celtic fans will hope their side can make more of an impression in the Champions League next season and as such the club will need additional quality.

Rodgers has confessed that whether Patrick Roberts returns to Glasgow next term on loan from Manchester City will impact upon his plans, while a number of new faces are expected at Parkhead.

“We’re covered well in a lot of positions, but I’ve always wanted another midfielder,” the ex-Liverpool manager told the Daily Record.

“It has to be someone of real quality, someone who can make a difference.

“I believe that we need a midfield player who can make a pass and make a difference in the Champions League.

“Whether Patrick Roberts comes back from Manchester City remains to be seen so I believe that I’ll need another winger, with real pace and power and I’ll maybe be looking at one other position in centre half.”

Celtic already have one eye on next season and can win the league on Sunday when they face Hearts at Tynecastle.

The Scottish club have been shrewd in the transfer market over recent years, with the additions of Scott Sinclair and Moussa Dembele last summer taking the team to another level.

Celtic have sold on some of their best players for a handsome profit in recent years, with Virgil van Dijk, Victor Wanyama and Fraser Forster now household names in the English Premier League.


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