Celtic manager Ronny Deila has revealed what he'll be working on with his first team in December.
Celtic manager Ronny Deila has explained what he will be working on in training throughout the winter period.
Celtic are on a decent run of form in the Scottish Premier League, having lost just one of their six games in all competitions, which has helped the side to a three point lead over Inverness.
Deila wants to focus on two things, which should help his side through a difficult and competitive part of the season.
“I think it is a little bit about confidence, and about skills,” he’s quoted by the Evening Times.
“We need to work in training now. But, then again, we don't train so much because of all the matches we are playing.”
Confidence will give Celtic’s stars a stronger mentality going into important games throughout December.
It will also help them raise their performance levels, which could make the difference in tight and tense match situations.
Fine tuning various skills is an obvious claim for a manager to make, but Deila should be focused on improving areas where Celtic have struggled so far this season.
“So, after this week it will be good to get good training into the mid-weeks and build on that. That's going to be important.”
Unlike some English clubs, the Bhoys play just four more matches before the end of December, with two of those to be played by Monday next week.
It’s a great chance for Deila to eradicate what he sees as the weaknesses from the team as well as allowing players to recharge batteries before going hard over the second half of the season.