Rodgers rejects speak of ‘ultimatums’ over transfers as Celtic overwhelmed by Hearts
Brendan Rodgers insists he “loves life” at Celtic regardless of the shortage of dealings on this summer season’s switch market.
Celtic missed out heading in the right direction John McGinn on Thursday because the Hibernian midfielder moved to Aston Villa.
After being held by 10-man AEK Athens on Wednesday, Rodgers’ facet lacked a innovative in Saturday’s Scottish Premiership defeat by Hearts.
“Regardless of experiences, there’s speak of ultimatums with the board – I do not work that means,” the Celtic boss stated.
“My communication may be very open, in order that’s actually not the case.”
To date this window Celtic have signed Odsonne Edouard on a everlasting deal together with Scott Bain, whereas Emilio Izaguirre rejoined the membership on Friday.
Manchester Metropolis midfielder Daniel Arzani is about to finish a mortgage transfer imminently.
“I would learn elsewhere about strolling away – I’ve obtained three years left on my contract and I really like daily of my life at Celtic. All I need is for us to enhance each facet of the membership.
“It is a disappointing consequence for us. We might a superb efficiency in midweek and drew, however you progress on in soccer in a short time. “
Rodgers instructed BBC Scotland Dedryck Boyata sat out the 1-Zero Tynecastle loss as a consequence of sickness, and is now a doubt for Celtic’s decisive Champions League third qualifying spherical assembly with AEK in Greece on Tuesday.
Amid switch curiosity from Fulham, the Celtic boss is raring to retain the Belgium defender, who’s within the last yr of his contract.
“The membership have been attempting to organise a deal for a time frame, however Dedryck’s agent wasn’t so eager for him to signal a deal earlier than the World Cup, which you’ll perceive,” he stated.
“They’ve been in discussions however nothing concrete as of but. The plan is for him to remain right here and I do not see that altering. We do not need to lose him. It’s totally tough to get good centre-halves and he is actually developed.”