Brendan Rodgers has been revealing what he has learned about his Celtic side during their winter break training in Dubai.
What he revealed won’t be easy for some of his squad to hear, as the Hoops manager believes that his side can play much better, particularly in defence.
The Celts have looked sluggish in recent weeks, with the goal less draw against Rangers the perfect example, as the Gers took advantage of a tired Celtic team and dominated the second-half of the game.
The Hoops also saw their unbeaten domestic run come to an end last month in a 4-0 defeat to Hearts which laid bare their defensive problems.
Rodgers has said that the week in Dubai will be beneficial to his side in the second-half of the season as the players now have a clearer idea on what areas of the park they have to focus on to improve in.
“I feel it was a great coaching week” Rodgers said, as quoted by the Scottish Sun.
“That’s important for us because we have virtually been playing, recover, playing, recover. And you lose that real valuable coaching time.
“I still feel that in all aspects we can improve and be better. That starts from defensively. That’s a key focus on us this week in relation to how we work and the intensity in which we play.”
The Hoops are back in action on Saturday, when they begin their attempt to win back-to-back trebles in the Scottish Cup against Brechin.
With the Betfred Cup already won and a healthy eight point lead in the Scottish Premiership table, Brendan Rodgers’ side are well-placed to make history as the Bhoys have never won the treble two years in a row.
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