Ronny Deila ‘interviewed’ by English club as ex-Celtic boss seeks return to British football

Ronny Deila could be set for a return to British football after being interviewed by Blackburn Rovers, according to reports in his native country.

The New York City FC boss has reportedly been in talks about replacing another former Celtic manager in Tony Mowbray.

Norwegian outlet Nettavisen claims the 46-year-old is a candidate for the job after passing an interview.

The report adds that he wants to return to European football and is therefore ready to leave MLS.

Former Scotland striker Duncan Ferguson is currently the bookmakers’ favorite for the job, with the Norwegian right behind him.

Deila succeeded Neil Lennon at Celtic Park in 2014 and won two Premiership titles and a League Cup.

He quit shortly after being beaten on penalties by Championship-era Rangers in a Scottish Cup semi-final.

His next job was back home in Vålerenga before moving to the United States.

Deila added more silverware to her collection with the MLS Cup.

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