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2nd Jan, 2017 | 3:46pm

Moussa Dembele makes 2017 Celtic resolution, fans will be happy

By Emma Sanders

Moussa Dembele claims he should have scored more in the first half of the season, and is ready to deliver more goals in 2017 following Celtic’s 2-1 victory against Rangers on Saturday.

The Celtic star admitted he was pleased to get on the scoresheet but feels he should have scored more against the Old Firm rivals after hitting the crossbar.

Dembele has also vowed to build upon his impressive goalscoring tally in the new year and he believes he has even more to offer despite a bright start to the campaign.

“It is nice to score but I should have had more,” said Dembele in the Evening Times.

“I should have scored more against Rangers on Saturday. I hit the crossbar but over the season I think I could have had more than 19,” he added.

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“I think I can do better. There is still more to come from me. I am still hungry. I want to beat my numbers when we come back in the second part of the season.”

Dembele has been a major part of Brendan Rodgers’ side this season and despite competing for a place up front with Leigh Griffiths, he has already made 20 league appearances.

The Frenchman has been hugely impressive and despite a dip in form in his final weeks of 2016, he has already netted nine league goals and 19 goals in all competitions for Celtic this season.

Celtic extended their unbeaten domestic run on Saturday. They are now 19 points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership and they still have a game in hand over Rangers leaving many to believe the title race was over before 2017.

In other Celtic news, Rodgers revealed the unusual training methods used ahead of Rangers clash.