Rodgers Promises Celtic’s Best Ahead of Old Firm Derby

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has issued a warning to Rangers, affirming that they will encounter “the best version of the team” ahead of this weekend’s highly anticipated Old Firm derby.

With Celtic holding a three-point lead over Rangers in the Scottish Premiership table, the upcoming clash carries significant implications for the title race. A victory for Celtic would extend their lead to six points with just two games remaining, firmly placing them in the driver’s seat.

Rodgers expressed confidence in his team’s readiness, highlighting their recent resurgence in form. After a string of victories, including an impressive 3-0 win against Heart of Midlothian, Celtic are primed to deliver their finest performance of the season.

Speaking to CelticTV, Rodgers emphasized the team’s cohesion and energy, praising their synchronized play both on and off the ball. He underscored the importance of maintaining their high-intensity style of play, emphasizing the team’s commitment to relentless pressing and counter-pressing.

The return of Japan striker Kyogo Furuhashi, who recently scored twice against Hearts after overcoming injury setbacks, adds further potency to Celtic’s attacking lineup. While acknowledging Furuhashi’s past success against Rangers, Rodgers emphasized the collective strength of the team, noting that every player contributes to their success.

As anticipation builds for the derby, Rodgers emphasized the significance of Celtic Park’s electric atmosphere. He lauded the unwavering support of the fans, highlighting its impact on the players’ performance and morale.

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