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Celtic announce 24-man Champions League squad Commons and Ambrose miss out

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Celtic have announced their 24-man squad for the group stage of the Champions League to face Barcelona, Manchester City and Borussia Mönchengladbach.

However, Brendan Rodgers has left out Kris Commons, Efe Ambrose and Kristoffer Ajer from the squad. But there is a place for Croatian centre-back Jozo Simunovic, who was set for a £3.5 million move to Torino on transfer deadline day before the club pulled the plug after the Italian side tried to change the terms of the deal.

The Scottish champions’ first game in the group stages is away to Spanish giants Barcelona on the 13th September.

Celtic’s Champions League 24-man squad in full:

Logan Bailly, Leo Fasan, Dorus de Vries, Craig Gordon, Ross Doohan; Erik Sviatchenko, Kieran Tierney, Kolo Toure,
Eoghan O’Connell, Emilio Izaguirre, Dedryck Boyata, Jozo Simunovic, Jamie McCart; Cristian Gamboa, Mikael Lustig, James Forrest, Stuart Armstrong, Nir Bitton, Scott Brown, Ryan Christie, Liam Henderson, Regan Hendry, Callum McGregor, Tom Rogic, Patrick Roberts, Mark Hill, Michael Johnston, Calvin Miller, Scott Sinclair, Jack Aitchison, Leigh Griffiths, Nadir Ciftci, Moussa Dembele, Gary Mackay-Steven.

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Andy Muirhead is the Editor of Scotzine and the Scottish Football fanzine FITBA. He is the Scottish Football columnist for The Morning Star and has written for a number of other publications including ESPN, Huffington Post UK, BT Life's a Pitch and has had his work featured in the Daily Record, The Scotsman and the Daily Mail.

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