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‘LET’S CONCENTRATE ON TROPHIES,’ TOURE

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KOLO TOURE insists Celtic must forget about their unbeaten Premiership run and concentrate on the Scottish Cup.

Brendan Rodgers’ men meet Sevco Rangers in the semi-final at Hampden on Sunday and are two wins away from clinching the club’s first treble in 16 years.

The Hoops’ controversial 2-2 draw with Ross county at Dingwall at the weekend was their 33rd league outing without defeat, winning 29 of the games.

Overall, they have gone 40 domestic matches without suffering a loss since the campaign’s kick-off against Hearts at Tynecastle on August 7 which ended in a 2-1 victory with new Bhoy Scott Sinclair sealing the points.

Coincidentally, the sixth successive Premiership crown was clinched on the same ground on April 2 with Sinclair firing in a hat-trick in a landslide 5-0 triumph with eight games still to be played.

And the League Cup was claimed with a 3-0 victory over Aberdeen on November 27 and Ivory Coast legend Toure believes the Hoops should now turn their focus fully on the Scottish Cup.

The 36-year-old central defender insisted trophies are more important than laudable league sequences.

He said: “If we can win the treble, that would be great, but we just focus on winning the next game.

“You don’t think of going unbeaten at the start of the season. You then win games and don’t lose.

“We just want to enjoy the game, give everything and make our fans happy. That’s it.

“The most important thing for us is to win trophies.”

Toure, who agreed a one-year deal with his former Liverpool boss Rodgers in the summer after being released by the Anfield side, is currently in talks about extending his current contract.

He said: “Of course, as a football player it is difficult to stop your career. I feel like I have a few more years

“I enjoy every second, I enjoy my life, I enjoy football.”

Rodgers has hinted at a coaching post for Toure in the new season.

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