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‘FINISHED? FAR FROM IT!’ BROONY

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SCOTT BROWN is enjoying his football again and having just signed a new contract extension at Celtic, he plans to lead the Bhoys from the front for many years to come.

The arrival of Brendan Rodgers signalled a turn around in his Parkhead fortunes. Under Ronny Deila the Celtic skipper was faded, often injured and suffered from a loss of form. Brendan changed all of that at Brown is back playing the best football of his career for club and country.

The skipper spoke to Celtic TV about his new deal and his desire to wear the Hoops for as long as possible.

“When this deal is up I’ll be 34. People were saying a couple of years ago that I was finished and I’m here to prove people wrong.

“I enjoy my football, I’m staying just as fit as I ever have been. From now on I’m concentrating on keeping my game going as long as I possibly can. If I can go to 35, 36, 37 and I’m still here then I’ve definitely done myself justice.”

Brown is quick to praise his manager and his teammates for their collective efforts to make this Celtic team so special.

“We’re a close group, we work hard off the field as well as we do the field. The gaffer has got a great bunch of lads that come in here and enjoy training.

“There’s a lot more to come from everyone here. Last year was exceptional for us, but that was last season and we need to push on and we need to try and do the exact same again this season.

“Now we need to focus getting through this Champions League group and getting European football after Christmas.”

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