The frenzied nature of the Celtic fixture calendar offers little time for learning new tricks. Ange Postecoglou has been hailed by many through the years for his work on the training pitch, but tactical revolutions are complicated when you play three times a week.
But some respite has been found.The Australian has been able to get extra time with his players at Lennoxtown during the winter break as they get set to exit cold storage against Hibs, in front of a returning red-hot Parkhead crowd on Monday night.
And new signings Daizen Maeda, Reo Hatate and Yosuke Ideguchi have been incorporated into the Celtic way ahead of a vital run of fixtures.
A clash with Shaun Maloney's side comes first but blockbusters with Hearts at Tynecastle, before hosting rivals Rangers follow within a fortnight.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk