GREG TAYLOR admits Celtic are “not the finished article” and is backing Ange Postecoglou to once again bring quality additions to the squad during the summer.

The Greek-Australian brought in SEVENTEEN players in two transfer windows after being pitched into the frontline in June last year as Neil Lennon’s long-term successor.

As well as immediately bringing in the likes of Kyogo Furuhashi, Carl Starfelt, Josip Juranovic and Giorgos Giakoumakis on permanent contracts, he also arranged season-long loan deals for Cameron Carter-Vickers, from Spurs, and Benfica’s Filipe Jota.

ON THE BALL…Greg Taylor is in control as he patrols the left-hand side of the back four.

In January, he introduced three recruits from the J-League, Daizen Maeda, Reo Hatate and Yosuke Ideguchi, as well as £1.5million recuit Matt O’Riley from MK Dons and teenage striker Johnny Kenny from Sligo Rovers.

Postecoglou has been promised an initial transfer fund of £20million with the Hoops already guaranteed something in the region of £30million for a place in the group stages of the Champions League.

Money brought in for the possible sales of Vasilis Barkas and Albian Ajeti, bought for a joint £9.5million by Lennon in the summer of 2020, will be added to his war chest as the revamp continues.

Scotland international left-back Taylor is trusting the boss to bring in the right calibre of player to Parkhead and admitted: “I think we need that. We can’t rest on what we have achieved so far.

HIGHLAND FLING…Greg Taylor in action during Celtic’s 2-0 win over Ross County in Dingwall last month.

“We have had a successful season, winning the double, but we need to progress next year. We want to be bigger and better and I think by bringing bodies that pushes everyone on again.”

Taylor, speaking to the Daily Record, added: ‘It has been a new way of playing, but it has been one I’ve enjoyed learning. I continue to try and learn from it because we know, as a team, we are not the finished article yet.

“We are a good team. But we want to become a great one.

“Hopefully, over the next few months, we can do that.”

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