Ronny Deila gives honest assessment of summer transfer plans

The Celtic manager has opened up on what is sure to be a busy summer transfer window for the Bhoys.

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has been speaking to the Daily Record about his hopes for summer transfers.

The Bhoys finish their domestic campaign this weekend with a home match against Inverness Caledonian Thistle, but Deila is clearly already thinking ahead to how his squad may look next season.

Reflecting on how difficult it is to get deals done at the start of the transfer window rather than in the frantic final weeks, the Celtic boss said, “It’s usually double the expense it normally is.

“But you can’t be stupid. You have to do the right things and there has to be a sense in what we are doing so we’ll see what we can do.

“We want to have a really good window so that when we meet up in June, we feel even stronger.”

Celtic’s double success means Deila can look back on a job very well done having moved from Norwegian side Stromsgodset last summer.

Since then he has guided his side to some great success and the task next season will be to first qualify for the group stages of the Champions League and then to potentially replicate or even go one better than this season.

With the right players that will be possible, but do not expect Celtic to pay over the odds as they seek to improve what is already a hugely promising side.

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