CELTIC have appointed Brendan Rodgers as the successor to Ronny Deila.
The 43-year-old former Liverpool and Swansea boss has agreed a 12-month rolling contract with the Parkhead club.
He told the club’s website: “I am absolutely delighted to be named Celtic manager. This is genuinely a huge honour for me. I have followed Celtic all my life and to be given this fantastic opportunity and to be part of such a truly great football club is a dream come true.
“I will give my new role everything I have and do all I can to bring our supporters exciting, entertaining and winning football.
“The Club has been in magnificent shape in recent years and has collected silverware regularly during this time. My objective now, of course, is to continue this work, to keep us at the top and again make our mark in Europe.”
He added: “I know what a magnificent support Celtic enjoys and I can promise our fans one thing – that I will be doing everything I can to give you a team that you can be proud of and a team that delivers.
“I can’t wait to be in Paradise with our team and our fans as we all get to work.”
Social media reaction:
Delighted Brendan Rodgers got the Celtic job….Massive statement from the club to get a manager of his caliber.Now back him in the window
— Seán (@LFC556) May 20, 2016
Great character shown by Celtic to appoint Brendan Rodgers
— Jordan??? (@jordanhufc45) May 20, 2016
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