Celtic manager Ronny Deila has told the Glasgow Evening Times that he will be in touch with the club’s chief executive Peter Lawwell while he’s on holiday this summer.
The Norwegian guided the Bhoys to a double in his first season at the club, but is already thinking about ways the squad can be developed and improved over the summer.
Deila seems determined to ensure that Celtic are in a very good position to compete by the time the players and the club’s staff return for pre-season.
“I am going to Norway for one week and then I will go abroad to a few different countries and do a little travelling,” he said.
“I will be in touch with Peter all the time because we have a lot of things we want to work on as we try to make the squad stronger.”
“I will always have my mind on the job and what I want to do, but it is important to also have a mental break and try to reflect on what has worked this season and what has not.”
You can’t doubt Deila’s commitment to the cause at his club and he will be eager for the side to try and do a domestic treble, as well as breaking into the Champions League group stages.
He’s established a clear line of communication with a key official at the club, which means Celtic won’t miss out if a good opportunity comes up for the side to cash in on a deal for a player or one they may be prepared to let leave.
The hard work in terms of raising the fitness levels of the players will come in pre-season, but not a second is going to pass this summer where Deila isn’t open to thinking about ways his team can improve.