Gary Mackay-Steven provides fitness update, explains what Deila has been telling him

The Celtic winger has been discussing his role for the side.

Celtic winger Gary Mackay-Steven says he is fit and ready to play for the Scottish champions if he is called upon.

Indeed, the Bhoys return to Scottish Premiership action this weekend following the international break, when they travel to Motherwell for Saturday afternoon's early kick-off.

And Mackay-Steven says he will be available for selection if boss Ronny Deila wants to start him for Celtic.

The 25-year-old has been working hard in training and believes he will be ready if given the go-ahead to play.

Meanwhile, Mackay-Steven has explained what head coach Deila has been telling him in recent weeks.

The Norwegian has been impressed with the winger behind the scenes, the Celtic man says, and has simply told him to continue the hard work and keep doing what he's doing.

Celtic are currently one point behind Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership and have two points from two games in their Europa League group stage.

The 25-year-old should give Deila and co a different option out wide and fans will hope Mackay-Steven can have a similar impact to when he moved to Parkhead in January and made an instant impression.

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