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Deila says three things are key for Commons to win fitness race

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has said that for Kris Commons to be fit for the Inter Milan game, three areas are key.

The Daily Mail has reported that key Celtic midfielder Chris Kommons is facing a race against time to be fit for the Europa League game against Inter Milan.

Commons picked up a thigh problem last weekend and the Mail’s report suggests there is uncertainty over how long he will be kept out of action for.

Manager Ronny Deila has told the paper that treating the injury, training him efficiently and allowing him rest are the keys to him being fit for the match.

It’s a massive game and one where Celtic need all of their key and experience players fit and available if they’re going to get the better of the Italian side over two games.

The first match is on February 19, next Thursday and Deila suggests that the common recovery period for the problem Commons is carrying is one to two weeks.

Therefore, if he’s on the longer end of that recovery scale, it will be difficult for him to get back into the side in time and it’s even going to be a risk throwing him in a little raw as he won’t be able to play this evening against Partick or this weekend.

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