Ahead of Celtic’s Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain, we at Read Celtic will role-play (not that kind) and predict the starting XI.

We will be playing the role of Brendan Rodgers and will be choosing the starting XI, as well as predicting how the team will line-up on the pitch.

It also includes a bit of insight into what we expect from each player, and what they can do to make the difference.

The group stages of Europe’s elite competition gets underway, and it’s no easy challenge for Celtic straight off the bat as the French giants are the first to visit Celtic Park.

The French side thrashed bottom of the league Metz 5-1 last Friday night, going one than our 4-1 victory the same night over Hamilton.

To understand our prediction, you also need to see the latest team news ahead of the game. Here is our predicted eleven in a 4-2-3-1 formation for Friday’s game.

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