Celtic ace reveals Rodgers obsession with this coaching method
By Emma Sanders
Scott Brown has revealed Brendan Rodgers is obsessed with using science to give Celtic an added edge.
The midfielder claimed that the Parkhead manager had camera angles installed everywhere to enable the players to reflect on their performances in games using statistics.
Brown also revealed Rodgers is most interested in the performances of the central midfielders and urges them to keep the ball and make a lot passes and he monitors this through performance analysis.
“Everything is there in the stats. We’ve got ProZone all over the stadium, so we know how many touches you have taken, how many tackles, how many aerial battles you’ve won,” said Brown, as reported by the Daily Record.
“The gaffer is huge on his players, especially in central midfield, to keep the ball and make passes. The gaffer looks at your GPS stats and makes sure you’re not hammering your body. We wear heart rate monitors to make sure everything is back to normal.”
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Brown began his career at Hibernian as a teenager and was accustomed to playing on council pitches and took part in last minute training sessions.
He has developed into one of the best players in Scotland and has been a crucial member of Rodgers’ Celtic side this season in the centre of midfield.
The skipper announced his retirement from international football earlier this year but returned to captain Scotland in their most recent defeat against England at Wembley.
Brown is expected to retire for the second time in the new year but has admitted on a number of occasions this season he is happy with how his body feels and he is enjoying his football.
Under Rodgers, Celtic have climbed to the top of the Scottish Premiership and have a commanding lead over Old Firm rivals Rangers.
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