Celtic manager Ronny Deila has told the Glasgow Evening Times that he feels there are four core things the club offer to any player.
Deila is positive over what the club offers to any player developing in their career regardless of whether that’s at an early or a later stage.
His list includes the Champions League, with the Bhoys following a tense match against Qarabag later today as they look to qualify for the group stage, which creates a number of positive possibilities for the club.
“It is important. There is the size of the club, the stadium and the fans, and it’s about the Champions League, and it’s about developing a lot of players and making them a better football player,” he told the Glasgow Evening Times.
“Those are the four things we can offer players that are on their way up in their career.”
Pressure and expectation
Celtic are one of the biggest football clubs in the UK and the biggest in Scotland. That stature creates a level of pressure and expectation, which can be very exciting for any player linking up with the club.
That’s supported by European football, which offers a higher quality of competition than the club’s players will be used to from playing Scottish domestic football.
The Champions League is also a competition which allows Celtic to create unique atmospheres on European nights at Parkhead, which simply can’t be replicated anywhere else.
Deila is also a clever manager in terms of how he uses a variety of players, challenging them in different ways to get the most out of them in key positions.