Ronny Deila

NYCFC revel in "by far" their biggest win under Ronny Deila after beating LAFC

As Ronny Deila approaches his 40th game across all competitions as New York City FC’s head coach, he has no doubt where Saturday’s dramatic 2-1 win over LAFC stacks up during his time in charge of the Bronx-based bunch. “That's by far the biggest win,” Deila said postgame without hesitation,...
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Ronny Deila: Thiago Andrade and Talles Magno both available for NYCFC against LAFC

In a team press conference Thursday evening ahead of New York City FC’s inter-conference battle against LAFC, City manager Ronny Deila revealed to the media that new additions Thiago Andrade and Talles Magno will both be available in varying capacities on Saturday. Deila told the media: “10-15 minutes... I think...
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Ronny Deila: NYCFC's Talles Magno has potential to play for world's biggest teams

With all the focus on games coming thick and fast in MLS' regular season, NYCFC's big-money capture of Brazil youth international Talles Magno has almost flown under the radar. But NYCFC head coach Ronny Deila certainly isn't underselling his newest talent after the 18-year-old's reported $8 million transfer from Vasco...

Ronny Deila says that Thiago Andrade has obtained his visa

It’s been over a month since New York City FC confirmed the addition of Brazilian winger Thiago Andrade to their squad. Unfortunately, in a world still dealing with COVID-19, the process of obtaining international work visas has slowed dramatically. NYCFC went through a similar conundrum with Danish left back Malte Amundsen this year where it took him two months after his signing was made official to obtain the proper paperwork to join the team.

Ronny Deila says new signing Thiago Andrade could join NYCFC next week

With COVID-19 still at the center of the world’s affairs, international travel has been a pain to say the least. And the footballing market has definitely suffered for it. New York City FC has experienced their own issues, with Danish left back Malte Amundsen taking a full two months after his official transfer to obtain a visa and make his move to the the United States. And he isn’t the only one.

Ronny Deila: NYCFC aren't intending to sell Valentin Castellanos

Reports have surfaced in recent days around Brazilian Serie A side Palmeiras showing interest in New York City FC forward Valentin Castellanos, even identifying a $4 million transfer offer. But NYCFC head coach Ronny Deila has poured some cold water on that possibility – at least for now – as...

Ronny Deila: Taty Castellanos will stay with NYCFC

Two weeks into their 2021 season, New York City FC has been the epicenter for the rumor mill. Striker Taty Castellanos has been connected to a move to Brazilian club Palmeiras, with the most recent reports out of Brazil being that the Argentinian forward had demanded a move from the Front Office.

Ronny Deila: NYCFC roster in a good place now, but will improve

With the 2021 MLS season upon us this weekend after a long offseason, the curtains are being drawn and it’s about to be showtime. All the work done in preseason and in player recruitment is about to be put to the test. NYCFC head coach Ronny Deila, who publicly said...

NYCFC’s Ronny Deila: ‘We Need to Add More Quality’

Ronny Deila is optimistic that New York City FC can and will add players before the start of the MLS season. The NYCFC head coach says this, while acknowledging the difficulty of making transfers given the circumstances around this offseason. NYCFC finished a disappointing fifth in the Eastern Conference last...

NYCFC head coach Ronny Deila: "We need more quality players"

Like many other teams across MLS, the squad that New York City FC opened preseason with is not the finished product. For NYCFC, it's far from it. Head coach Ronny Deila didn't mince words on the subject, echoing a sentiment shared among many fans. “We have a very young squad,...

NYCFC coach Ronny Deila believes club needs more depth to succeed in MLS this season

New York City FC saw a handful of players leave its ranks in recent months for various reasons, some tougher to cope with than others. Two-year captain Alex Ring and fullback Ronald Matarrita departed in deals with other MLS clubs. Reserve winger Gary Mackay-Steven returned home to Scotland. Homegrown fullback Joe Scally left for the German Bundesliga with just a few appearances to his name. Plus, Alexandru Mitrita remains on loan in Saudi Arabia, while Héber continues rehabbing a knee injury that will keep him out until summer.