Ronny Deila has written off his chances of ever working at the top level in football.
The Norwegian always seemed happier in the media room than in the dressing room, talking about himself always seemed to be a source of enjoyment.
Laying out development plans for both Celtic and individual players came more easily than plotting a way past mediocre clubs in the Europa League.
With Celtic’s match against Barcelona getting worldwide attention Deila has decided to broadcast some of the health problems that managing Celtic caused him.
Not what a future employed wants to hear.
Football management is a high pressure job that can transform the appearance of people but the stress and tension is a drug that brings out an extra edge in those that succeed.
With so many built in advantages managing Celtic to a large extent is one of the easiest jobs going but Deila’s way of doing things brought grief and strain to the fans- and the manager.
“I could feel the stressful thoughts, ‘This weekend we have to win’” Deila explained to a Norwegian radio station about the chores of facing Motherwell, Kilmarnock and Hamilton Accies.
“Then I became totally soaked in sweat. There was a lot of punch in the chest, palpitations and a headache. I could wake up at 4?am and not get back to sleep.
“I almost got social anxiety and became more passive. It took freedom away from me, the freedom to be myself.
“Then it becomes a question of values: Do you do this the rest of your life?”
Spinning his own story for attention he added: “In hindsight, I see that I didn’t have a chance to understand just how big a club Celtic is.
“You have 10?million fans and 60 games a year. You have to win all the time.
“One loss leads unrest, two is a disaster and three?.?.?. you are fired. It’s almost at that level but I do not regret a bit of going to Glasgow. I would have taken the same challenge 1,000 times.”
Deila announced his decision to resign as Celtic manager shortly after losing a Scottish Cup semi-final to a lower division club.
Broadcasting his own failings will lead to more media requests about management- outside of Scandinavia it could be a long long wait for Deila to try out the lessons that he learned during two seasons at Celtic.