CELTIC have been drawn against Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and Anderlecht in the Champions League.
Brendan Rodgers’ men came out of this evening’s ballot in Monaco in Group B and face some fabulous confrontations in the months ahead.
Neymar, the world’s most expensive player at £200million, will be at Parkhead yet again and that will delight new £4.5million midfielder Olivier Ntcham who expressed a desire to play against his hometown team.
The Brazilian superstar provoked the ire of the Hoops fans in November with some theartrical dives as Barcelona beat the Scottish champions 2-0 with goals from Lionel Messi.
No doubt Mikael Lustig will look forward to coming against his old foe once more.
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The full draw is:
GROUP A: Benfica, Manchester United, Basel, CSKA Moscow.
GROUP B: Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Anderlecht, CELTIC.
GROUP C: Chelsea, Atletico Madrid, Roma, Qarabag.
GROUP D: Juventus, Barcelona, Olympiakos, Sporting Lisbon.
GROUP E: Spartak Moscow, Sevilla, Liverpool, NK Maribor.
GROUP F: Shakhtar Donetsk, Manchester City, Napoli, Feyenoord.
GROUP G: AS Monaco, Porto, Besiktas, Leipzig.
GROUP H: Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Spurs, Apoel.
The first leg ties are due on September 12/13 with the return games on September 26/27.
The Champions League Final will be in Kiev on May 26, 2018.
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