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Celtic faced off against Aberdeen this afternoon in a huge clash in the Scottish Premiership.

The Hoops head into the match in poor form, with the Glaswegian giants losing 4-0 midweek in the UEFA Europa League. Moreover, Celtic sit seventh before kick-off against Aberdeen.

Three points will be a huge boost to Ange Postecoglou’s side with the international break looming over the horizon. Yet there’s another thing Celtic fans have been talking about ahead of their clash with Aberdeen.

Former Celtic captain Scott Brown joined Aberdeen this summer as a player/coach, with the veteran midfielder starting in the Dons midfield for today’s SPL clash with the Hoops.

Ange fights back as Celtic prepare to face legend

Ange fights back as Celtic prepare to face legend
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Brown is regarded as one of Celtic’s best players in the 21st century and one of the club’s most respected captains in recent memory. The former Scottish international was key to the club’s quadruple-treble squad under Brendan Rodgers and Neil Lennon.

Indeed, today is the first time Brown will face Celtic as an opponent with Aberdeen. And it will be an emotionally charged affair, with the hosts eager to claim three points over their Scottish rivals.

Celtic fans are in disbelief as Aberdeen star Brown lines up against former team

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The midfielder will be keen to get one over his former side. Yet on social media, Celtic fans are in disbelief to see their team face off against a club legend and iconic captain.

Here’s what some Celtic fans had to say about Brown starting for Aberdeen today on Twitter…

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