Celtic boss: We can beat Inter

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Celtic manager Ronny Deila isn't scared of Italian side Inter and believes his men have what it takes to progress in the Europa League.

While Celtic's Europa League task looks daunting, Inter are not the force they once were and Bhoys boss Ronny Deila is confident his men can get through.

Inter are one of the more prestigious names in the competition, but they are currently languishing in 11th in Serie A and struggling to live up to expectations.

"Everything is possible and we have everything to play for," Deila told the Daily Record.

"We will have to be at our best in both games to, hopefully, go through. It's going to be a very good match and I'm really looking forward to it. We are meeting a big opponent but we always have a chance."

While new boss Roberto Mancini did secure his first win against Chievo last night, the Nerazzurri are still a shadow of their former selves and Celtic's manager doesn't seem fazed.

"I know Roberto Mancini is their manager now, that they have been struggling a bit for the last year or two and aren't the team they were in 2010 when they won the Champions League," Deila asserted.

"But they are a good team and it's going to be a tough game. The history adds to the match and every training exercise and match will be to prepare us as good as possible for the matches."

Celtic famously won the 1967 European Cup final against Inter but then lost a penalty shoot-out in the semi-final of that competition to the Italians five years later.

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