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PSG enjoy what you paid,: rout of the MCN, the Celtic

PSG enjoy what you paid,: rout of the MCN, the Celtic

Celtic will pray that luck, alongside a vocal home crowd, is on their side as they host Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday.

European nights at Celtic Park are commonly regarded as special, with Bayern Munich defender Mats Hummels remarking earlier this week how he couldn't wait to play at the ground. Real legend Raul, for so long the Champions League benchmark, is way behind in third with 71 goals.

"It would be crazy for me personally because a few months ago I was playing non-league [football]", he told Celtic TV, when asked what it would mean to him to be part of the Hoops' Champions League games.

Not many will expect the Bhoys to even earn a point from the encounter against a team boasting world-class footballers such as Neymar, Edinson Cavani, Marco Verratti, Thiago Silva and Angel Di Maria. "For me, he's a great player and he has the potential to improve".

Superintendent Mark Hargreaves, match commander, said: "We are well versed in policing these types of events".

The manner of Real Madrid's second half performance in last season's Champions League final and the first hour or so of the European Super Cup left the impression that the Spanish champions are far and away the best team on the continent.

"But I have seen it happen time and again in this competition and if PSG show weakness in that area, Celtic have the players who can make the most of it".

"Before you knew it, a group of stewards got to him and took him off the pitch".

The PSG coach singled out Mbappe, who PSG have an option to buy from Monaco for a fee that could reach 180 million Euros, for praise.

Across town, at Manchester United, Marcus Rashford is another who has all the credentials to become a footballing superstar.

Despite wreaking havoc amongst the Scottish league last season, another disappointing showing in Europe did little to boost their co-efficient, seeing Brendan Rodgers' men thrust into a nightmare group.

"You want to make a positive start in this competition and that'll be the aim".