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‘Treble and Champions League progress’ – Leigh Griffiths sets targets for 5IAR season

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CELTIC’S 20-goal hitman Leigh Griffiths has admitted winning the SPFL title was lovelier the second time around.
It was the Scotland international striker’s back-to-back championship success, but this was the one that meant more to him.
Griffiths, who cost £1million from Wolves in January 2014, said: “It’s magic to win and it’s the whole reason I signed for the club – to win trophies.
“I won the league last year, but it was already won by the time I arrived, really.
“This season I’ve had a big part to play, so it feels really special.”

The 24-year-old frontman added: “A highlight of the season for me would be my two hat-tricks against Kilmarnock and Dundee United.
“But the whole season for the boys has been magnificent. It’s brilliant to have won four in a row and to go for five next season.

“It won’t be hard for us to maintain our standards because this is Celtic and success is demanded.

“You can’t drop your standards and the manager, Ronny Deila, had that installed in us from day one.

“He said this year that he wanted to go for the treble and we were very unlucky not to get there. Next season, though, we’ll want the exact same and to get to the Champions League, as well.

“That’s the manager’s main aim and we’ll be looking to do that.”
 
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