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Former Bhoys boss Deila is new NY coach


Ronny Deila

Ronny Deila

Ronny Deila

Former Celtic boss Ronny Deila has been appointed head coach of New York City.

The Norwegian joins the MLS side on a three-year contract from Valerenga in his home country, pending the approval of a US work permit.

Deila won two Scottish Premiership titles and a Betfred Cup when he was manager at Parkhead between 2014 and 2016 and he is relishing the task ahead.

He said: "When the opportunity came up to join New York City FC as their new head coach, it was a dream come true for me to manage an amazing club in a great city."