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Former midfielder appointed Celtic assistant manager

Celtic have appointed former midfielder John Collins as assistant manager to Ronny Deila. "It is a huge honour for me to return to Celtic, the club which has always been such a major part of my life," Collins told Celtic's website.

The 58-time capped Scotland international managed Hibs and Charleroi, and held the director of football post at Livingston.

"I am grateful to Ronny for giving me this wonderful opportunity and I look forward to working closely with him and the players to ensure that we can continue to bring the good times to Celtic," he said.

"I know what a great club Celtic is and I know exactly what the club means to our fans.

"I will support the manager in every way and I am sure that together with our players, the backroom staff and the fans, we can all play our part in bringing success to the club."

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