NEW Bhoy Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo will make his Celtic debut against FK Sarajevo in the first qualifying round of the Champions League in Bosnia tonight.
However, £7million centre-back Christopher Jullien will take his place on the substitutes’ bench with Jozo Simunovic and Nir Bitton at the heart of the rearguard with the versatile Kristoffer Ajer at No.2. Mikey Johnston retains his place in Neil Lennon’s starting line-up on the left flank,with James Forrest on the right.
Ryan Christie, Callum McGregor and skipper Scott Brown will patrol the midline with Odsonne Edouard, two-goal hero of the Scottish Cup Final triumph over Hearts at Hampden on May 25, leading the attack.
The return leg of the tie takes place at Parkhead a week tomorrow.
TEAM:Bain; Ajer, Simunovic, Bitton, Bolingoli-Mbombo; Brown, McGregor; Forrest, Christie, Johnston; Edouard. Subs: Gordon, Ralston, Jullien, Hayes, Morgan, Sinclair, Griffiths
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