But the Northern Irishman is prepared to be patient to land the targets he wants rather than panic-buy before Tuesday’s transfer deadline.
The Hoops boss had hoped to bring in a few new additions to bed them into the club ahead of the crucial Euro qualifiers in July.
Ivorian midfielder Eboue Kouassi has been signed and Rodgers is still chasing another 19-year-old, Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru from Eupen of Belgium.
But the manager is willing to play the waiting game.
Brendan Rodgers is willing to wait until the summer to strengthen his squad
Celtic have been linked with a move for Henry Onyekuru
Rodgers said: “It won’t be as I want it, I don’t think, by the end of the window. If we don’t get the players I would want through not being available, then OK. I’m happy with the players in the squad that we have.
“I’ll just have to wait until the summer in order to do the next bit. This window is always tough. I won’t just bring in anyone. It has to be a player who is going to improve our squad.”
Celtic will break the Lisbon Lions’ 50-year record of 26 unbeaten domestic games if they avoid defeat to Hearts.
Rodgers said: “It’s a huge part of the history here but we have to create our own, that’s the idea.
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Express Sport takes a look at some of the greatest players who have played in both the Premier League and the Scottish Premier League (now Scottish Premiership)
“What the boys have done so far is a huge achievement. But this is a chance for them to stand alone.”
Meanwhile, Hearts last night swooped to sign Moha El Ouriachi on loan from Stoke City.
The 21-year-old winger is expected to go straight into the squad for today’s trip to Parkhead.
The Moroccan came through the youth ranks at Espanyol and was in Barcelona’s esteemed academy from 2012 to 2015.