FORMER Celts Josip Juranovic and Moritz Jenz are on a collision course in the Bundesliga.

The Croatian World Cup right-back sealed his £10million switch to Union Berlin at the weekend and the towering German defender caught up with him in midweek when he joined Schalke.

Jenz completed his second successive loan move after Ange Postecoglou cut short his original temporary transfer from Ligue 1 side Lorient.

UNION MAN…Josip Juranovic on his debut appearance for his new Bundesliga club.

Relegation-threatened Schalke are rock-bottom of the league five points from safety while Juranovic made a starring debut for his new club in their 2-1 win over Werder Bremen on Wednesday which saw them remain in second place behind Bayern Munich, just three points behind the leaders.

The former Hoops fans’ favourite set up the winner with an inviting left-wing corner-kick to keep his new side in contention for a place in next season’s Champions League.

It’s an altogether different story for Jenz who has been pitched straight into his new club’s battle for survival.

He is poised to make his first appearance at home to Cologne on Sunday while Juranovic will play in the Berlin derby against Hertha tomorrow.

The former Celts are due to lock horns when Schalke travel to the capital on Sunday February 19 – the week before the Hoops are scheduled to defend their League Cup trophy against Michael Beale’s Ibrox side at Hampden.

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