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Deila on the message he's been telling the Celtic squad every day

Ronny Deila has been stressing the importance of every game for his Celtic squad.

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has been reiterating the importance of every game for the side this season.

Deila has already stated that he has his eyes on the quadruple and his tactic has been to ensure that no complacency has been creeping in at Parkhead before any game they have faced this season.

The Bhoys boss says that he is constantly reminding his players that they cannot take their foot off the gas, even as the fixtures build up. 

And that message has been repeated once again, ahead of Thursday's night fixture against Partick Thistle in the Scottish Premiership. 

"I’ve been saying to the players every day, 'tomorrow is a big game,' twice a week now for a long time but it doesn’t stop," he told the club's official site

“It is a big game for us and it gives us an opportunity to get three points ahead of the other teams and that will put pressure on them.

“We’ll do everything we can to make a good performance and hopefully we’ll beat Partick.”

Celtic have taken a while to move into a commanding position in the Scottish top flight, after a slow start, but a win against Partick would provide them with some breathing space.

Deila's men are in full flow now and have not been defeated in the league since the start of October and they will be hoping to protect their unbeaten record on Thursday night. 

They should be confident of doing just that, too, as when the sides met earlier in the season - in League Cup action - Celtic strolled to a comfortable success.

The Scottish championships won 6-0 on that night and they will be keen to prove their quality once again during the midweek clash. 

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