One thing Ronny Deila touched on in his post-game press conference was the age of his squad.
Seven of the starting XI on Saturday were 24 or under and that points toward a strategy the club has employed to sign players with significant growth potential. Both goal scorers were among that group of seven, and their success points to Deila’s track record of improving young players under his guidance.
Striking such a fine balance between nurturing youngsters and challenging at the top of the league takes skill, and with so many young players central to the team's success it bodes well for the future of the Club.
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