Paper Talk: Deila’s Celtic rebuilding job | Darren Barr

A dejected Ronny Deila after Celtic crashed out of the Champions League at Murrayfield. Pic: SNS
A dejected Ronny Deila after Celtic crashed out of the Champions League at Murrayfield. Pic: SNS
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Here’s what’s making the back pages of this morning’s newspapers in Scotland ...

• Celtic manager Ronny Deila has admitted that he has a huge rebuilding job on his hands after the Bhoys crashed out of the Champions League last night to Legia Warsaw. “I will need to build a new team,” said the Norwegian. (various)

• Forgotten Aston Villa full-back Alan Hutton insists he’s never had a fall-out with boss Paul Lambert despite barely featuring for the Birmingham club for two seasons. (Sun)

• Stevie May has revealed his full focus is on tonight’s Europa League match with St Johnstone away at Spartak Trnava despite reports linking him with moves to either Sheffied Wednesday or Rotherham. “I’m a St Johnstone and all I’m focused on is doing my bit for the team,” he said. “The speculation doesn’t bother me at all.” (various)

• Barry Robson believes a full Pittodrie can “spook” Spanish cracks Real Sociedad despite the Dons trailing their Europa League tie 2-0. “Hopefully we can get an early goal and spook them a bit and put them under a bit of pressure,” he said. (various)

• John Hughes hopes to tie up ex-Hibs kid Lewis Horner before this weekend’s Premiership opener at Hamilton. (various)

• Filip Kiss, who has rejoined Ross County on loan from Cardiff, says he’s returned to the Highlands to win more caps with Slovakia. (various)

• Motherwell will make a decision in the next 48 hours on signing former Hearts defender Darren Barr, who has been training with the club. (Daily Record)

• The SPFL have signed a six-figure contract with BBC Scotland, STV and Bauer Group for television and radio rights for the next season. (Daily Record)

• Chilean defender Mauricio Isla has joined QPR on loan from Juventus. (various)

• Referee Howard Webb, who refereed the 2010 World Cup final, has retired from football to become the technical director of English football match officials’ association. (various)