Celtic will look to secure European football in match day six as Anderlecht make the trip west for the Champions League group stage clash in Glasgow.

Brendan Rodgers will be looking for his side to secure their place in the Europa League last-32 after Christmas for the first time since 2015, and will do so unless they lose by three goals or more.

The Hoops won two of their three consecutive games against Motherwell within the space of six days – including a 5-1 win on Saturday – and now sit seven points clear of second with a game in hand.

Anderlecht won 2-1 at the weekend with goals from Henry Onyekuru and Pieter Gerkens to beat KSC Lokeren.

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Patrick Roberts will be out until 2018 with a hamstring that has plagued him since his return to Glasgow at the end of August.

Moussa Dembele and Nir Bitton have both returned to the squad and are in contention for a place in the team after returning from their respective injuries.

Anthony Ralston is training again may not require surgery on a meniscus problem that has kept him out of action since September.

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Emmanuel Sowah remains out with an adductor injury that has limited the right-back’s playing time to just 63 minutes for the entire season.

Andy Najar is also out with a calf injury that has kept him out for nearly three months.

Alexandru Chipciu and Nicolae Stanciu are also set to miss the game through injury

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