Quoted by The Guardian, Celtic boss Ronny Deila has admitted it would be "very strange" if Aberdeen did not want to win at Parkhead this afternoon, despite their chances of winning the Scottish Premiership this season being nigh-on impossible.
The Dons travel to Glasgow hoping to pick up a victory which would surely only delay the inevitable as far as deciding where the title ends up this season.
Deila's boys sit nine points ahead of Aberdeen with three games to go, but their 35-goal difference means that even an upset in Paradise is unlikely to change much.
Still, the Norwegian boss, who has never lost at home to Aberdeen in this three-year stint as manager, would be very surprised if they did not want to spoil the Hoops' title party this afternoon.
“It would be very strange if they don’t want to do it but we will be ready and it’s going to be a good game of football,” he's quoted as saying by The Guardian.
The omens are firmly against Derek McInnes's troops, though, as Aberdeen have lost each of their previous 21 trips to Celtic Park, in a run of defeats which stretches for 12 years.
With Deila set to leave the Scottish giants this summer, it is also a chance for him to preserve his perfect home record against the Dons.