Andy Walker urges Celtic to sack Ronny Deila today following Aberdeen nightmare

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Ex-Celtic striker Andy Walker says he would sack Ronny Deila today after the defeat to Aberdeen.

Former Celtic striker and current pundit Andy Walker has told Sky Sports that he would sack Ronny Deila today after their 2-1 defeat at Aberdeen.

The Bhoys went into the game having lost 3-1 to Ross County in the Scottish League Cup on Sunday, and the pressure was mounting on Deila ahead of a huge clash at Pittodrie against second placed Aberdeen.

With the Dons sitting six points behind Celtic before kick off, Deila's men couldn't afford to lose and give Aberdeen hope of a title challenge - but that's exactly what happened.

First half goals from Jonny Hayes and Simon Church but Aberdeen 2-0 up, and whilst Leigh Griffiths struck a late goal, it was little more than a consolation, as Celtic's lead at the top was cut to just three points.

The attention is, unsurprisingly, surrounding the future of manager Deila. The Norwegian oversaw the club's elimination from the Champions League and the Europa League this season, and now Celtic are out of the Scottish League Cup too.

Losing the title would be a disaster for Celtic, and former Bhoys striker and current pundit Andy Walker has told Sky Sports that he would sack Deila today, in order to make sure that Celtic do win the title, and qualify for the Champions League once again.

"This is now a call for Dermot Desmond," said Walker. "If he has got his finger on the pulse of the Celtic support, who continually booed the players at the end of the game, then he will realise he's got a big decision to make. Do you trust Ronny Deila to come up with the type of results that will not only get Celtic the title but a bit of success in Europe? If it was up to me I would change the manager tomorrow," he added.

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