Ahead of Celtic’s home game against Rangers, 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.

The Hoops where outright winners in the last meeting between the sides at Ibrox after a comfortable 2-0 win.

Rangers sit third in the Premiership table, eleven points behind Celtic and three behind second place Aberdeen.

This will be the last game before heading into the winter break, where Celtic’s next fixture will be at home to Brechin on 20th January.

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 early kick-off.