Ronny Deila explains what he's spotted from his Celtic side in training

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Celtic have made a worrying start to the season, after struggling to find their top form.

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has told the club's official website that he has seen in training that his players are not shirking responsibility for their poor start.

The Bhoys have stumbled out of the blocks in the early stages of the season, and currently sit in second place in the Scottish Premiership table after dropping out of the Champions League.

It leaves the pressure mounting on the team to get back on track, but Deila says that none of his players are hiding - and they are all striving to improve, ahead of their game against Ajax in the Europa League

“We have talked a lot with the players and we talked together," he said. "We have seen in training that everyone wants to take responsibility for the situation.

“We have so much experience here and we have so many good footballers here, so I’m confident we will get a good performance tomorrow and then we can kick on for the season."

Celtic's poor opening to the campaign has been a major shock, as they finished last season so strongly. 

Deila seemed to have implemented his changes effectively at Parkhead during his first term in charge, and the team appeared to be growing into one which could be a real force domestically and in Europe.

However, they seem to have regressed over the summer and there is a realisation that everyone at the club must do better if they are to top the 2014/15 campaign, where they won the double.

A victory against Ajax would provide them with a much-needed confidence boost, but getting the three points could be difficult as the Dutch side have plenty of quality of their own and home field advantage. 

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