Now that the transfer window is over and the season is underway, Celtic players’ contracts are becoming a big talking point.

Leigh Griffiths recently signed an extension, with Scott Brown and James Forrest expected to follow suit.

Once those deals are over the line, the Hoops need to look at some of the other players who deserve extensions.

Here are three players who should be next in line for a new contract at Parkhead.

Scott Sinclair

Celtic fans will be hoping that Sinclair can rediscover his form this season. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Sinclair has been with Celtic since 2016 and has had a mixed spell at Celtic Park.

In his first season, the former England under-21 international scored a remarkable 25 goals in 50 games, but he has not been as good in recent times.

Getting him back to the form he showed in that first season must be a big priority for Brendan Rodgers. His impact on the pitch when he’s on that kind of form is unquestionable. He’s far and away the best wide-man Celtic have when on his game.

A nice motivational tool for him could be fresh terms and a secured future in Glasgow.

More importantly, however, given Celtic’s lack of options down the left flank these days, they cannot afford to let the 29-year-old see out his contract.

Dedryck Boyata

Dedryck Boyata is focused on Celtic after missing out on a summer Premier League move. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Boyata is a regular in Celtic’s starting line-up, operating predominantly at centre-half.

The 11-cap Belgium international needs to be rewarded with a new deal to fend off any other potential suitors.

The 27-year-old was a £9m target for Fulham in the summer and he kicked up a fuss about being forced to stay. This led to some real fan-anger towards the player in a difficult time for the club.

But giving him a new contract would take away any distractions of a possible exit and get him back to his best. Whether he would be up for discussions, however could be doubtful.

Olivier Ntcham

Olivier Ntcham scored the winner against bitter rivals Rangers this season. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Ntcham has been fantastic for Celtic since moving to Scotland, aside from his red card last week against St Mirren.

The France under-21 international scored nine goals in his first season after moving from Manchester City. And he has followed that up by notching four goals this campaign, including the winner against Rangers.

He’s an absolute maestro in the midfield, and was linked with Porto in the summer. Letting him leave at the moment is absolutely unthinkable.

The 22-year-old is a top talent in central midfield and will only get better. Therefore, his form needs to be rewarded with fresh terms.

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