Scottish champions Celtic will begin their pre-season for the 2012/13 season by making a trip to Germany in July.

The Hoops, who will be looking to qualify for the Champions League later in July, meet Augsburg in Donauworth, Bavaria on July 10 before heading to Gazi Stadion to take on Stuttgart Kickers five days later.

Neil Lennon's side meet VfR Aalen at the Scholz Arena on July 17 before travelling to Holland to play Dutch giants Ajax four days later. Celtic then take in one more preparation match, against Norwich City, on July 24 prior to their Champions League qualifiers.

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