Ronny Deila comments on Tom Rogic's Celtic future

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Celtic manager Ronny Deila has dangled a carrot for Australian star Tom Rogic.

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has refused to rule out the possibility of a future at the club for Australian midfielder Tom Rogic, as quoted by the Glasgow Evening Times.

The 22-year-old was on the bench for the club’s game against Aberdeen last weekend and the Norwegian has said it’s down to him over how hard he wants to work at Parkhead to get a chance.

“Of course he can still have a future here at Celtic. He has been very unlucky here in his Celtic career. He looks lean, he looks fast and it is up to him now what happens,” said the boss.

“It is not too late for him. I am always wanting to give everyone a chance. I am pleased for him that he is fit again and we will see what happens over the next few weeks.”

“He has worked very hard in the gym and on the training field.”

It’s been difficult for him this season because Stefan Johansen has excelled at the top of the midfield and has really made that position in behind the main striker his own.

Rogic could see some game time over the final two league games of the season because Celtic have nothing left to play for.

They have won the Scottish League Cup and have wrapped up the title, which leaves Deila with the luxury of being able to make some changes and give some fringe players some minutes on the pitch.

He’s certainly someone who can have a big impact in his position and if he wants to stay at Parkhead, he’s got to try and do something, which makes Johansen sweat over his position in the team.

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