Celtic manager Ronny Deila has told the Glasgow Evening Times that it’s important players compete against each other to be the top scorer at the club.
Deila has suggested that having a player as the top scorer in the Scottish Premiership is something that the team should be looking for, but has also praised the fact the Bhoys have numerous players into double figures.
“We need strikers who are up there. We want to have the top-scorer title. So that is something we can improve on,” said the boss.
“But it's important that everyone scores goals, and we have a number of players who are in double figures.”
If Deila can play on that element of internal competition between his key attacking players, the side will benefit as a result.
Celtic are chasing a treble and while they are favourites against the majority of Scottish sides they go up against, they are still going to experience a challenge in the way that opposition sides look to play against them and close them out.
Having several players who have all proven they can score goals effectively, increases the number of goal threats that Celtic have and increases the chance they can maintain their advantage in the league.
The manager’s job is to keep a variety of attacking players in the team while tweaking things and working on the weaknesses of players who may be struggling to score goals consistently.
According to the BBC, the Bhoys currently have four players under three goals away from double figures in the league only, which creates an instant challenge for Deila and the players in question.