Ronny Deila opens up on Celtic star Kris Commons’s contract situation


Ronny Deila says that Celtic have offered Kris Commons a new contract that is of more than a year.

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has been analysing the situation regarding Kris Commons.

The 31-year-old attacking midfielder is out of contract at the Bhoys at the end of the season, and negotiations over a new deal are not going anywhere.

Commons himself has said that he wants to remain at Celtic (click here to read more), but he is reportedly not happy with the one-year deal that he has been offered.

Deila has now refuted suggestions that Celtic have offered the Scotsman just a one-year contract extension and is quoted as saying by STV: "Yes, but then he is taking a risk Negotiation is to try and get an agreement. Everyone has to give and take and we will see what happens.

"It is the same every time we want to sign somebody or we want new players in. It is normal procedure. We haven't offered him one year. Peter (Lawwell, chief executive) is talking with his agent and talking about the structure in the contract and that's where are now.

"And when you get older, it is more risk for the clubs to take longer contracts and it is also to keep them (players) hungry, which is also important.

"I have influence on it, we are doing this together. We have a club to take care of and we are going to try to improve the team and see what is the best.”

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