Leigh Griffiths and Celtic boss react to Kris Commons statement

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The Celtic head coach and striker have been discussing the 32-year-old midfielder.

Leigh Griffiths and Ronny Deila have responded to Kris Commons' statement apologising to the club after the Bhoys' 3-1 defeat in Molde on Thursday night.

Celtic were well beaten in Norway during their Europa League clash and Commons expressed his frustration when he was substituted during the second half.

He unleashed a verbal tirade aimed towards assistant manager John Collins and likely boss Deila, too.

But Griffiths says it is important the 32-year-old has now apologised and that the Celtic side as a whole will move on.

Deila himself also reacted positively to Commons' response and is keen for the Bhoys to move past the episode.

Have Celtic simply swept this one under the carpet? And has the incident taken the pressure off the coaching staff after a poor result and even worse performance on another big European night?

The Scottish champions will have to bounce back and they can't afford any more games like the 3-1 defeat in Molde.

Celtic host Dundee United during their next Scottish Premiership clash on Sunday afternoon. Deila will want a response. But the fans will want one even more.

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