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Commons on the feeling he's not had this season at Celtic

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Celtic midfielder Kris Commons has explained he's never felt overawed by things this season at the club.

Celtic midfielder Kris Commons has described in the Glasgow Evening Times that he’s not felt under any pressure this season.

Commons feels that the Bhoys have always been in control with regards to the Scottish Premiership title race, despite the pressure Aberdeen have placed them under.

Celtic have an eight point lead with four games to go, as Ronny Deila hunts a double in his first season at the club.

“I've never got that sort of feeling of 'listen, we need to win this game no matter what because if we don't Aberdeen are going to be hot on our tails',” said Commons.

“Even though they have been five or eight points behind I've never thought 'if we don't win here and they win there they are within touching distance'.”

Commons comments show how well Deila has done this season to keep a lid on the pressure which surrounds the club on a weekly basis.

It also shows how effective the experienced players have been at the club in terms of keeping everyone focused on the next game and not thinking too far ahead.

It can be very easy at a club as big as Celtic for things to become huge, overawing the players and affecting them heading into games where they are expected to win.

Hopefully the Bhoys can secure the league as quickly as possible, which will take the edge off of the last couple of weeks, allowing the players to perform with more freedom and allowing Deila to take a few more risks.

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