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Celtic must add 'real quality' this summer - McNamara

Ex-Celtic captain Jackie McNamara remains "optimistic" about his former side despite no summer incomings so far.

Some fans have become restless about a lack of transfer activity and McNamara hopes Brendan Rodgers can add "real quality" to put the support at ease.

Speaking to the BBC's Scottish Football Podcast, the former defender said: "I think you're always optimistic going into every season.

"I know there's not been a lot of talk so far about the lack of signings. There are a lot of rumours and we know there are areas they need to strengthen.

"I think Brendan Rodgers has been quoted many times, even in January, about the quality over quantity, bringing real quality in and that does come at a big expense. But there's no guarantees, as we've seen in the past.

"You'd like to think behind the scenes that they're working tirelessly to get the positions they need to strengthen to do well in Europe."