Ronny Deila discusses Celtic transfer plans, admits 'looking forward' to September 1st

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Celtic boss Ronny Deila is looking forward to the closure of the summer transfer window.

Celtic boss Ronny Deila has told The Scottish Sun that he can't wait for the transfer window to close - despite admitting that something always happens in the final month of trading.

The Bhoys manager has overseen four signings so far this summer, bringing in goalkeeper Logan Bailly, defenders Dedryck Boyata and Saidy Janko, as well as striker Nadir Ciftci.

Deila's squad now looks strong ahead of the new season, and whilst fans may be keen to see more players arrive before the end of the transfer window, it doesn't appear that Deila is ready to make any more signings just yet.

The Norwegian has told The Scottish Sun that, whilst deals are always struck in the final month of the transfer window, he can't wait for the transfer window to be over.

"Something always happens in the last month of the transfer window but I’m looking forward to September 1," said Deila after the 2-0 win over Rennes on Saturday.

Where else could Celtic strengthen?

If Celtic are to buy any more new players, then adding another left back would be a safe bet. Concerns have arisen over Emilio Izaguirre's performances, and Deila may need a younger option to compete with the Honduran international over the coming season.

Fans may also want to see extra options added at centre back, central midfield or out wide, but for now, the Celtic squad looks strong - and Deila is now doubt hoping for the deadline to come quickly considering the doubts over Virgil van Dijk's future, given that the Dutchman is no doubt attracting admiring glances from a host of Premier League clubs.

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