Kenny Dalglish backs Deila with a weak argument, highlights one Celtic positive

Ronny Deila

The Scot has shown an ignorance to the debate surrounding the Norwegian - but did raise one valid positive about Celtic's season.

Kenny Dalglish has backed Celtic boss Ronny Deila - but his reasoning for doing so doesn't quite make sense, according to the Scottish Herald.

Indeed, the Celtic and Liverpool icon says Deila deserves to stay in a job because he's top of the Scottish Premiership.

Sadly, that shows an ignorance to the debate surrounding the Norwegian. Indeed, whether you back Deila or not, it's clear simply winning the league isn't enough for the Bhoys.

When there is disappointment that Celtic won't win a treble, it highlights just how out of place Dalglish's oversimplifying of the matter is.

He is quoted as saying by the Herald: "I know that Celtic lost to Ross County and then to Aberdeen but they’re sitting top of the league so they haven’t done too badly have they?

"If he’s sitting at the top of the league then everyone else must be sitting with a rope around their neck."

However, Dalglish did raise a valid positive about the Bhoys' season.

He suggested Celtic's 'impressive' goal difference is enough to draw praise. When Deila's side score, they score loads...

Aberdeen have played a game more than the Hoops but are level on points with them - yet Celtic's +43 goal difference completely dwarfs the Dons' +18.

Dalglish added: "You know there is always expectation but if the Celtic board think he has done a good job then he won’t get the sack will he?

"Their goal difference is impressive. They have been scoring plenty and they don’t lose too many either."

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