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Deila happy with Celtic

New Celtic manager Ronny Deila was keen to accentuate the positives as he reflected on the first four matches of Celtic's pre-season European tour.

Celtic were undefeated in four games in Austria and Deila was in upbeat mood with the club's first Champions League qualifier looming.

The Scottish champions tackle KR Reykjavik this week and Deila, speaking after the 0-0 draw with Dukla Prague, told the club's website: "I think it was a better game than the one against Rapid Vienna.

"It was good for some of the players to get 90 minutes under their belt but I think, most importantly, we are taking steps forward with every game.

"Efe Ambrose arrives back on Sunday. He is a quality player and we need all the quality we can get when it comes to the Champions League, although there is a chance for everyone to impress.

"I think Anthony Stokes has played well in the games. We took the decision to rest Leigh Griffiths and Teemu Pukki against Dukla Prague because they had some time against Linz but I think all the strikers are looking sharp.

"I felt Tony Watt was a good sub too. He came on and looked busy and he has been training hard and is much fitter than he has been but there is still more to come from him. It's all positive for now."