Celtic & Rangers latest: Deila on European hopes, MacLeod not fazed by Scotland call-up

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Deila wants to keep with tradition

Ronny Deila is hoping to continue with Celtic's fine European history and guide them to success in the Europa League.

Deila may have only been at the club since the summer, but he appreciates its history and says that he wants to do well in Europe this season. 

“I believe it is very important for me to maintain this club’s tradition and history in Europe. There have been some of the club’s best nights in their history in European competition," he told the Daily Record.

Scott Brown: no panic

Celtic captain Scott Brown says that they won't panic, even if they do not make it through their Europa League group tonight.

The Bhoys can qualify if they beat FC Astra later this evening, but Brown insists the squad will remain calm even if they don't.

"All we can do is try our best to win our game, then see what's happened in the other match. Hopefully, we can secure the three points in Romania and Salzburg can also get a result," he said to the Scottish Evening Times

"But if we don't get through tonight we won't panic. We'll still have another two games to go."

Macleod believes in himself

Rangers youngster Lewis Macleod says that he will not be daunted by the prospect of playing for Scotland.

The 20-year-old was called up to the Scotland squad for their upcoming fixtures last week and he believes that he can make an impression at that level. 

"There's obviously a lot of big names in the Scotland squad," he said to the Evening Times.

"But I am looking forward to it and will want to try my best. I've always believed in myself and my ability."

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