Ahead of Celtic’s game at home to Aberdeen this Saturday, we at Read Celtic will role-play 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.

It’s first against second this weekend in the Premiership as Celtic look to go eight points clear at the top with a win over the Dons.

The previous meeting between the sides saw Celtic cruise to a 3-0 win at Pittodrie in what was a stellar performance from Rodgers’ men.

Former Celt Gary Mackay-Steven is in fine form heading into Saturday’s match having bagged a hat-trick against Hibs last weekend.

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 Saturday’s 3pm kick-off.

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