Maloney has a message for Celtic fans following their title win

Celtic won their fifth straight Scottish Premiership title at the weekend.

Hull City forward Shaun Maloney says Celtic are worthy winners of the Scottish Premiership title and urged both the supporters and the players to enjoy the moment, Herald Scotland report.

The Glasgow giants have experienced an inconsistent campaign under departing boss Ronny Deila, crashing out of Europe in the early stages and missing out on two domestic cups.

However, their league campaign has been solid enough and Sunday’s entertaining win over the Dons secured their fifth straight Premiership title and moved them closer to creating history.

Commenting on their success, Scotland international Shaun Maloney feels it is much deserved for the team’s efforts this season and highlighted how supporters have to celebrate it even if it was expected.

“It is still a really great achievement for a team to win the league. There are new players there and young players like Tierney, this is his first league. You have to celebrate it and be proud,” Maloney told the Herald Scotland.

“It is a brilliant moment. For these players, to be the champion of your league is an amazing moment. It is fully deserved.”

Many Celtic supporters will look at this season as a rather forgettable campaign, especially after losing on penalties to Old Firm rivals Rangers at the semi-final stage of the Scottish Cup.

The Hoops were expected to win the Scottish Premiership with relative ease, yet regardless of that it is still another title to add to the collection and keeps the run going ahead of upcoming challenges.

With Rangers back in the top-flight, reclaiming their crown may prove more difficult for Celtic next season.

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