Talksport pundit says Celtic should be preparing for Rangers, gives Deila verdict

Ronny Deila

Rangers are in the Scottish Championship at the moment, while Celtic are currently in the Scottish Premiership.

Former Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United forward Alan Brazil said on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show on talkSPORT on Tuesday morning (February 9) that Ronny Deila should not be in charge of Celtic next season if they fail to win the Scottish Premiership title this campaign.

Brazil also said that Celtic should be getting stronger in preparation for the promotion of Rangers to the Scottish Premiership at the end of the season.

“I think he (Deila) is under serious pressure now,” said the former Scotland international. “I think Celtic will win the league, but if they don’t, he is gone. Simple as that."

“My argument is that Rangers are coming up - there is no doubt in my mind whatsoever about that - and Celtic should be preparing for that, not slipping back,” added Brazil. “They should be getting stronger, preparing for that, and that’s what annoying me as a Celtic supporter.”

Celtic have won the league title in the Scottish top flight for the past four seasons, but this term they appear to be facing some competition.

The Bhoys are at the top of the league table at the moment with 55 points from 24 matches. Second-placed Aberdeen are level on points with the Hoops, who have a game in hand.

Meanwhile, Rangers are going strong in the Scottish Championship and are favourites to gain automatic promotion to the Premiership at the end of the season.

The Gers are at the top of the table table at the moment with 59 points from 23 matches, eight points clear of second-placed Hibernian, who have a game in hand.

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