Chris Sutton makes bold prediction after Celtic agree deal
By Dominic Toner
Chris Sutton believes that Celtic are showing intent to win the Scottish Premiership for 10 consecutive years after Brendan Rodgers agreed a new deal on Friday.
The Bhoys confirmed on their official Twitter account that the 44-year-old manager has agreed a new four-year contract with the club.
The former Liverpool boss has enjoyed a fantastic first season in Scotland and has been rewarded with a new deal.
BREAKING: Faith in our future. Brendan Rodgers signs new four-year deal with Celtic Football Club. #Brendan2021
— Celtic Football Club (@celticfc) April 7, 2017
Rodgers recently guided Celtic to the league title and they secured the crown with a stylish 5-0 away victory away at Hearts.
The title was their sixth consecutive year of winning the Scottish top flight and there is a belief around the club that they can go on to achieve a phenomenal 10 in a row.
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Ex-Celtic forward Sutton has made the bold statement that Rodgers’ new deal can help the club achieve that goal, despite the likes of Rangers and Aberdeen expected to challenge them during the next few seasons.
“Celtic showing real intent for 10 in a row! Huge news! Some questioned whether Brendan would be at the club next season,” Sutton wrote on his personal Twitter account.
.@btsportfootball Celtic showing real intent for 10 in a row! Huge news! Some questioned whether Brendan would be at the club next season!!
— Chris Sutton (@chris_sutton73) April 7, 2017
Rodgers has become an instant favourite with supporters following his summer arrival and has helped build a strong side, with the likes of Moussa Dembele, Stuart Armstrong and Scott Sinclair all thriving this season.
Celtic are still unbeaten domestically this campaign and have won 28 of their 31 league games.
The Bhoys still have a Scottish Cup semi-final in April and are looking to complete a domestic treble during Rodgers’ first season in charge.
In other Celtic news, Rodgers claims his side’s midfielder struggled against Patrick.