Yesterday, I wrote on this site that it is hugely important that two certain players must start at Ibrox this afternoon, Oh and Bernabei, and I am ecstatic to see that Ange has announced both in his starting line-up this morning.
I am also delighted to see Liel Abada back in the starting XI as I am a big fan of him as a player in this Celtic side and the goals he contributes to us.
It will also be great to see Kobayashi at centre back too, because we are going to see him tested in a hostile environment and we need to see how he reacts to it, but he was always going to be starting with both CCV and Welsh out injured, so no surprise there to see him start.
Whatever happens with the result today it doesn’t matter, and if either Oh or Bernabei play badly today, the manager has still done the completely right thing in starting these lads this afternoon.
Because like I said with Kobayashi, we have to know going into next season that we can rely on these two players. We cannot go into next season worrying about if Kyogo got injured whether or not we can trust Oh to step and and the same goes for Bernabei if Taylor was to be out for a number of games.
I cannot wait to see the Champions perform today. Let’s show them why it is us who are ‘simply the best!’