Deila claims 'more to come' from this Celtic star Kris Commons after impressive performance

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Celtic boss Ronny Deila has praised playmaker Kris Commons.

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has told The Scottish Sun that he was pleased with Kris Commons' performance against Raith Rovers on Wednesday evening.

The Bhoys' hopes of retaining the Scottish League Cup remain in tact after a 2-0 home win over Raith Rovers, with Kris Commons and Stefan Johansen getting on the scoresheet.

It wasn't the greatest Celtic performance of recent times, but they got the job done against a side looking for a cup upset - and they had Commons to thank after a fine display.

The 32-year-old playmaker has been in and out of the side this season, with competition from the likes of Gary Mackay-Steven, Stuart Armstrong, James Forrest and the aforementioned Johansen in the Celtic midfield.

However, Commons showed just why he should be in the team with a goal and a strong display against Raith Rovers, prompting praise from manager Deila.

Speaking to The Scottish Sun after the game, Deila claimed that 'there is more to come' from veteran midfielder Commons, and admitted that he has been playing well for some time.

"Kris has been playing well for a while now," said Deila. "There is more to come from him but he will always create chances and score goals. It was good to see," he added.

With more than 80 goals in over 200 appearances for Celtic, Commons has been a mainstay of the side ever since his 2011 move from Derby County - and whilst he may be advancing in age, the playmaker still has something to offer Celtic both from a creative and a goalscoring standpoint.

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