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Tom Rogic hails 'positive' Brendan Rodgers after signing new Celtic deal

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Tom Rogic has signed a new deal with Celtic

Tom Rogic has signed a new deal with Celtic

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Tom Rogic has signed a new deal with Celtic

Tom Rogic is looking forward to more excitement under Brendan Rodgers after celebrating his new Celtic contract in style against Motherwell on Wednesday night.

The 23-year-old Australia midfielder signed a new deal on Tuesday which keeps him at the Glasgow club until 2019.

Rogic showed why the Hoops boss was so keen to keep him with two goals in the 5-0 Betfred Cup last-16 win over the Steelmen which set up a quarter-final tie against Alloa.

Two of Rodgers' new signings, Moussa Dembele and Scott Sinclair, also got in on the goal act during an ominously impressive 90 minutes by the Scottish champions.

The French striker grabbed a brace, one from the spot, while the former Aston Villa forward scored his second Celtic goal in his first start after coming off the bench to notch the winner against Hearts at Tynecastle on Sunday as the home side hit top form and Rogic anticipates more of the same under the former Liverpool boss.

"It was a good couple of days for me," he said. "I am happy to commit my future to the club and it was a perfect way to round that off.

"Since he (Rodgers) has come in the whole environment has been positive so it has been pleasing. I think the future is bright."

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