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Ronny Deila's future at Celtic is currently up in the air.

Ronny Deila has praised Celtic supporters in the Daily Mail, after they stayed with their side during match against Kilmarnock last weekend.

Celtic were forced to fight for the three points at Rugby Park, but the travelling support never turned on the team.

The Bhoys supporters continue to urge their side onwards, and their backing was rewarded in the last minute, when Tom Rogic netted a screamer to seal a 1-0 victory.

Deila showed great passion with his reaction to the goal, and the Norwegian boss even brought back his famous celebration - the ‘Ronny Roar’ - after the match.

And Deila said: “I really appreciated how they were and I wanted to give them some thanks for that and show them that it meant a lot to me.

“The fans were fantastic. There could have been a lot of disappointment in the way we played but they stood behind their team. It was fantastic to give them that win in the end.

“It’s important that the fans support Celtic. I am part of Celtic and that’s why they support me.

“Of course there are going to be questions. Of course there are going to be people who are not happy but that’s because they care about the product.

“As long as I am here, people will support me because I am part of Celtic. Is the Ronny Roar back for good now? We will see.”

Celtic’s win over Kilmarnock has put them into a commanding position in the Scottish Premiership, as Deila looks to win the title for the second consecutive season.

The Bhoys are now four points clear of their nearest rivals, Aberdeen, with a game in hand.

Deila still remains under pressure as Celtic boss, though - with his future very much up in the air at the moment.

Deila’s contract at Parkhead expires at the end of the summer, with David Moyes tipped to be a potential successor by the Mail.

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