Celtic boss Ronny Deila aims to get Guidetti firing again

Tempers flair at the final whistle as Celtic's Scott Brown is booked
Tempers flair at the final whistle as Celtic's Scott Brown is booked
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Ronny Deila will get back on the training pitch with John Guidetti after the Celtic striker drew another blank in a “frustrating” goalless draw against Ross County at Parkhead.

After having notched 11 in 10 games, the 22-year-old Dutchman, on loan from Manchester City, has now gone five matches without a goal although ironically the result saw the Hoops stretch their lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership to five points over Dundee United and Aberdeen, with the latter playing Inverness on Sunday.

The Celtic boss, who hopes the calf knock which forced forward Anthony Stokes off early in the game is just a “small thing”, acknowledged Guidetti’s dip in form but backed him to return.

“He is struggling at the moment, you can see that,” said the Norwegian.

“The only people who can do something about that is us so we have to work hard in training every day and see what we can do to get it going.

“We know that he can score goals, he has done it before.

“He hasn’t become a bad player in a month. It is just small details that we are going to have to turn around.

“He will come back. My challenge, and his as well, will be to get that back as quickly as possible.”