Former Celtic manager picks the potential candidate to replace Ronny Deila

David Moyes

David Hay backs David Moyes to succeed Ronny Deila at Celtic.

David Hay has suggested in The Glasgow Evening Times that former Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes is the best man to replace Ronny Deila as the Celtic manager.

Deila has been in charge of Celtic since 2014, and has won the Scottish Premiership and the Scottish League Cup.

However, the Bhoys’ failure to progress in Europe combined with the danger of losing the league title this season has put the Norwegian under pressure.

Former Celtic midfielder and manager Hay believes that Moyes is the best candidate to replace Deila at Celtic Park.

“I was in charge at Celtic and let Davie go as a player, but in retrospect I am sure that he would agree with me now that it was a move that was the best decision for both parties,” Hay wrote in The Glasgow Evening Times.

“He could be ready now to come back to the club in a managerial capacity. There was a time when it looked unlikely, but what he may now see Celtic as is an opportunity to rebuild his reputation after what has happened in the last few years.”

“The Real Sociedad job did not work out the way he would have liked, but I still think that he is an appointment that would be welcomed across the board at Celtic,” added the former Scotland international.

Moyes started his professional club football career at Celtic and is a very good manager.

The Scotsman failed to achieve success at Manchester United and Real Sociedad, but his work at Everton cannot be ignored.

The former Preston North End boss helped the Toffees establish themselves as a Premier League club.

Celtic are a much bigger club than Everton and will pose a more difficult challenge, but surely Moyes cannot do worse than Deila...

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