Celtic & Rangers latest: Deila predicts tough season, Miller insists the 'Gers can cope without Macleod

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Deila's determination

Ronny Deila may have been delighted to have guided Celtic back to the top of the Scottish Premiership, but he is determined to keep their good form up.

The Bhoys have put together a great run of results, and beat Aberdeen this weekend, to propel them to the top of the league and Deila is hoping to stay there now. 

"It’s going to be tough all season," he said to the Evening Express. "But we have fought our way back to the top and we just have to keep on winning games."

Brown to stay

Ronny Deila insists that Celtic captain Scott Brown will not be going anywhere in the near future.

Brown's contract expires in just over 18 months, but the Norwegian boss insists that his Parkhead stay will be extended soon. 

"Scott is going to stay here," Deila told the Evening Times. "He loves Celtic, and we love him. So there is nothing to talk about."

Miller on Macleod absence 

Kenny Miller believes that Rangers have enough to cope without Lewis Macleod when he is on international duty. 

Rangers take on Alloa whilst Macleod is away representing his country and Miller feels they are capable of functioning without their star man.

"We can cope without Lewis," Miller said to the Evening Times. "We have got a deep squad at Rangers and there is competition for places in every position in the side."

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