Gary Lineker jokes on Twitter about Celtic's Champions League draw

Celtic Champions League

The BBC host has mocked Celtic's European opponents.

Gary Lineker has joked about Celtic's Champions League draw on Twitter after they were drawn against either Qarabag or Radar Pljevlja for the third qualifying round.

The Bhoys will face either side if they can get past Stjarnan, who they beat 2-0 in the first leg of their tie at Parkhead.

Many will no doubt feel it's a favourable draw for the Scottish champions and Lineker appears to agree, making a joke about Qarabag's name but also the quality of opposition Celtic are due to face.

Celtic are now in pole position to reach the Champions League play-off ahead of the group stages, with it being up to Ronny Deila's men not to underestimate those they are due to face and do their homework.

Should they adopt the right approach, however, the Bhoys will be clear favourites to earn the chance to reach the European competition proper.

The financial implications will be superb for the club, while the opportunity to create six historic European nights will also be there. Time to do the business in the second leg against Stjarnan, then, dispose of that carrier bag and face Celtic's next challenge...

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