We bring you the latest news from Celtic and Rangers.
Ronny Deila insists Celtic have learnt
Ronny Deila has ensured fans that Celtic are a better side than they were when they faced Legia Warsaw ahead of their crucial Champions League qualifier tonight.
Celtic take on Maribor this evening, after picking up a 1-1 draw in the first leg, and Deila insists there won’t be a repeat of their last result in European qualification at Parkhead – where they lost 2-0 to Legia – later tonight.
“We're fitter now and we know each other better,” he said to the club’s official site. “The players know more about what they expect from the team and what we’re going to look like.”
Mulgrew urges focus
Charlie Mulgrew has warned of the threat that Maribor could pose tonight.
The Bhoys take on the Slovenian side at Parkhead and Mulgrew is expecting a tough test in the pivotal Champions League qualifier.
"They are a good side,” he said to the Evening Telegraph. “We seen that in the second half over there, they pass the ball well and they have some dangerous players so we will need to be aware."
"But everyone at the club wants to be involved in the Champions League and we will be doing everything we can to get there."
McCoist believes Rangers players can get international recognition
Ally McCoist insists that Rangers players can be called up to international duty despite not playing in the top tier.
No ‘Gers players were named in the Scotland squad to face Germany next month, but McCoist believes that that will change in the future if they perform.
"I have spoken to Gordon [Strachan, the national team’s manager] on numerous occasions,” McCoist said. “Gordon knows all of our players."
"I have no doubt that if Gordon thinks Lee deserves to be in his squad then he will be."
"But what he has to do, and all of our players have to do, is obviously play well for Rangers.”
Darren McGregor likes Rangers demands
Rangers newboy Darren McGregor says that he enjoys the pressure that he is put under at Ibrox.
The Light Blues are expected to win virtually every game at Championship level, but McGregor enjoys being in such a demanding environment.
"They want to be entertained so it's up to us to perform every week,” he said to the Evening Times.
"There are external pressures, but we should be beating these teams."
"That's no disrespect to them, but more about the players we have got here.”