Celtic manager Ronny Deila has told the Glasgow Evening Times what he feels is the most important thing for his club looking ahead to next season.
The Norwegian is not content with settling for the success of the past year, after he secured a double in his debut campaign as the club’s manager.
He’s already warned Celtic’s squad that he wants to see more from them in the future and has identified where he feels the club can get better once pre-season gets underway ahead of the next season next month.
“The most important thing for me is to see improvement. The day I see the club is going backwards and I have nothing more to give, it is not fun anymore,” he said.
“We can get sharper, we can get fitter, I think we have more goals in us. So we have a lot to work on.”
Celtic looked like a well drilled and well-disciplined side in terms of their tactics and the way they attacked last season.
It’s going to be difficult for Deila to find a way to make his players sharper, because they are already looking quick and impressive in key areas of the team.
New signings coming in need to be able to gel with the rest of the side quickly and it’s a case of tweaking things for the boss rather than making major changes.
The hard fitness work will come in pre-season but, again, it was obvious that Celtic were a very fit team under Deila last season and that won’t change.
As for finding a way to score more goals, it’s difficult to judge how Celtic will change their attacking approach until the boss has had a chance to complete all of his transfer plans.
It will then be a case of winding up his side and unleashing them on their rivals.