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The three Celtic players set to lose the most when Ronny Deila leaves

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Ronny Deila is set to leave Celtic at the end of the season.

With Ronny Deila set to leave Celtic at the end of the season, we take a look at the three biggest losers from his impending departure.

Stefan Johansen

Deila has always shown great faith in Johansen, and this season has he has stuck by the central-midfielder despite his poor form.

Johansen has been at Celtic since the start of 2014, and during that time he has made over 100 appearances.

The 25-year-old has been short of his best this term, but Deila has continued to pick him, and it remains to be seen whether Celtic’s next manager will show such faith.

Gary Mackay-Steven

Mackay-Steven is another player who Deila has continued to persist with, even though his form has been poor.

The former Dundee United man has scored just six times this season, but Deila has played him 37 times in all competitions.

The Norwegian boss even started him in Celtic’s last match against Rangers, which proves the faith that he does have in the 25-year-old.

Kieran Tierney

Tierney has unquestionably developed under Deila, and he had earned the trust of the Norwegian boss.

Deila appeared to have no qualms with starting Tierney, despite his tender years, and the youngster was clearly benefitting from working with the 40-year-old boss.

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