Sir Kenny Dalglish predicts fireworks when Celtic bring Brendan Rodgers back to face Rangers ‘ready to challenge’

The return of BRENDAN RODGERS is the logical step for Celtic to replace Ange Postecoglou, says former boss and director of football Kenny Dalglish.

The Hoops legend reckons the former Liverpool and Leicester manager can continue the Australian’s style if he takes on a “positive situation” at Parkhead.

Rodgers could return to the Hoops on Monday


Rodgers could return to the Hoops on MondayPhoto credit: Reuters
Dalglish supports appointment for continuity reasons - but predicts an exciting season


Dalglish supports appointment for continuity reasons – but predicts an exciting seasonPhoto credit: AFP-Getty

Rodgers is expected to be announced as the new boss in hours and it makes sense for Dalglish – who predicts an exciting season for BOTH halves of Glasgow.

He says Rangers “feel ready to fight for the title” while Rodgers returns to defend the Hoops’ back-to-back two-goal win.

And he thinks it could make for an exciting campaign.

Writing in his Sunday post Column, the Scotland record The cap holder said: “I said last week that Celtic should be looking for someone comparable to Ange in style.” footballand so I can see the logic in this step.

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“So all eyes will be on us Celtic to see how it all works. Interesting times are certainly ahead of us.

“Celtic are not champions for nothing and have dominated for many years. They are the team to beat so Brendan inherited a positive situation.”

“When he was there in 2016, Rangers had just managed to get promoted back to the SPFL Premiership under Mark Warburton. The Ibrox Club was still in the process of gaining a foothold, so to speak.”

“They’ve improved significantly since then.”

He added: “Michael [Beale] will be happy with the first steps and feel they are ready to really challenge and ultimately take the title away from Celtic.

“But there could be a departure or two from the first-team squad so it remains to be seen exactly how that will happen.” form of what he must work with looks like.

“With the arrival of a new manager at Celtic there is no doubt that there will be many ups and downs there too.”

“It makes it even more exciting and will make fans excited to see what could happen at their club in the coming weeks.”

“We all know there is rarely a dull moment in Scottish football and I don’t expect it to be any different this season.”

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