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Do Deila's team selections prove he has lost faith in 25-year-old Celtic star?

Celtic striker Stefan Scepovic has failed to make an impact at Parkhead this season.

Ronny Deila appears to have already lost faith in Stefan Scepovic, with the rangy striker failing to even make it on to the pitch in recent weeks. 

Scepovic was brought to Celtic in the summer of 2014, but he has had little impact at Parkhead so far and Deila's recent overlooking of him suggests the Norwegian doesn't feel he is the man to lead their line.

Although Scepovic set the Bhoys back a sizable chunk of money only a few months ago, his performances have not suggested that he has a part to play and even his manager seems to have written off his chances of being a success, in the short-term at least.

Celtic have been in fine form over recent times, but their search for a permanent striker to lead the line has continued - with John Guidetti and Leigh Griffiths both taking turns in the number nine role.

Guidetti had started the season in blistering form, but his drought of late - which has seen him score just twice in 14 games - has meant that others have had opportunities in the team.

Griffiths has taken his, with the former Wolverhampton Wanderers frontman hitting the back of the net on regular occasions.

However, Scepovic has barely received a chance to impress - even with Guidetti struggling to maintain his best form.

The 25-year-old has not started a game since the 5th January and he has not even made it off the substitutes' bench since the end of that month.

It suggests that Deila has little trust that the Serbian will come good and Scepovic's future at Parkhead is likely to come into question soon - with his first season at Parkhead not living up to expectations. 

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