Ronny Deila says all the right things ahead of huge Aberdeen clash

The Celtic boss has been previewing Sunday afternoon's key clash with the Dons.

Celtic boss Ronny Deila has put all the pressure on Aberdeen ahead of his side's clash with the Dons this Sunday afternoon, according to the club's official Twitter feed.

The Bhoys host Derek McInnes' men in a top-of-the-table Scottish Premiership fixture at the weekend, with Aberdeen currently three points behind Celtic in second place.

Deila's side also have a game in hand, however, and the Norwegian feels a win for the Hoops will put them in the strongest of positions in the title race.

Deila knows neutrals will prefer a closer fight, even if Celtic were to prevail, but says he has to put his side's needs above that of the Scottish populace's as a whole.

Indeed, the Norwegian would rather stay 'alone,' comfortable at the top and out of Aberdeen's reach.

Meanwhile, reacting to last night's Europa League exit at the hands of Inter Milan, Deila spoke positively of the future, telling reporters he has already seen plenty of progress at Celtic Park.

That progress, the 39-year-old says, is sure to continue - as he is optimistic that he has a young group at Celtic destined for big things.

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