Has Ronny Deila just put his Celtic players under too much pressure?

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Celtic boss Ronny Deila has revealed his belief that his team can win everything this season.

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has been quoted by the Daily Mail suggesting his team can win every competition they’re involved in this season.

He made the claim after Celtic’s emphatic 4-0 win against Motherwell last night, which has seen the team move to the top of the Scottish Premier League table.

“We can win everything and that’s a good feeling and very, very exciting. We are very determined and looking forward to every game now,” said Deila.

“I feel more comfortable now before games, more safe, and trust the team more than I did before. We are more together and understand what we expect of each other.”

Celtic are one of the biggest clubs in the UK and their players are well used to players, but the question his comments create is are the side now under too much pressure?

It’s understandable why he boss would be excited and pleased after a result, which saw his team move top, but it’s going to be difficult for the Bhoys to have success on all fronts this season, especially in the Europa League.

The players are now full aware that the boss feels they are favourites for every single game and that could cause one or two individuals to tense up under the weight of pressure and expectation.

A better approach for Deila would have arguably been to play down the significance of the result, giving his players a bit more room to breathe and play with some freedom over the rest of the campaign.

If Celtic do win everything this season, then he can’t be blamed but if they don’t one or two questions will be asked over whether there was too much pressure on the players.

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