Celtic will look to right the wrongs after last seasons shock defeat to Hungarian outfit Ferencvaros when the Champions league qualifiers come around in July.
The Hoops were at the wrong end of the 2-1 scoreline in the second round of qualifying last season. Celtic will be seeded upon their entry in the second stage of qualifying.
The draw for the second round of the competition will commence on the 16th of June, this Wednesday.
Celtic face the possibility to play any of these teams – Galatasaray, Rapid Vienna or Midtjylland.
None of these games will be easy given that key players are set to leave the club already struggling for depth in many areas of the pitch.
Celtic will face one of these teams on either the 20th or 21st of July, before playing the second leg the following week. If the bhoys win, they will progress to the third qualifying round before entering the play-off round.
As proven in recent years, no game is easy and Celtic must pull off a top performance to play Champions League Group Stage football next season. This season Celtic are handed an extra lifeline, if Celtic drop down to the Europa League, and get put out of that, the team will enter the newest addition to European Football – The Conference league. If the Parkhead club finish third in their Europa League Group they will also drop down to the Conference league.
The draw will not be shown on TV but will be shown live from Switzerland from 11 a.m. on Wednesday here