Ronny Deila gives update on Carlton Cole's situation at Celtic, raves about Tom Rogic

Ronny Deila

Ronny Deila spoke after Celtic's 4-1 win over Ross County.

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has told the club's official Twitter account that striker Carlton Cole hasn't been able to train much recently, and told BBC Scotland that he was impressed with Tom Rogic's performance.

Deila has suffered another major blow at Celtic having lost 2-1 to Molde on Thursday, but he got a much-needed victory earlier today as his side beat Ross County 4-1.

Tom Rogic got the ball rolling with a fine long range strike, before Leigh Griffiths hit two goals in three minutes in the second half to put Celtic 3-0 up.

Tony Dingwall did pull a goal back for Ross County, but Celtic made it 4-1 late on as Nir Bitton headed home to seal all three points.

After the game, manager Deila spoke to BBC Scotland, and raved about midfielder Rogic for his 'wonderful tecnique', as he showed for the opening goal.

The 22-year-old has been in superb form this season after years of struggles at Celtic, and manager Deila is clearly pleased with the Australian's development this season.

"He's getting better and better," said Deila. "The first year I was here, he was injured. Now he's been injury-free for four, five months. He has wonderful technique, good understanding and he's a creator. He needs more physique but that will come through more games and training."

Deila also spoke to the Celtic official Twitter account, and was asked about Carlton Cole. The veteran striker, who signed permanently for Celtic last month following a trial period, has yet to make his debut for the Bhoys, and was an unused substitute against Ross County - prompting Deila to admit that the striker hasn't trained quite enough just yet.

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