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Nicholas not expecting Celtic to worry Man City

Former Celtic star Charlie Nicholas is expecting Scottish champions Celtic to have a difficult night against Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday.

The Sky Sports pundit is backing City to keep their perfect record under Pep Guardiola going and defeat the Hoops 3-1 at Celtic Park.

The former Bhoys ace writes in his column for Sky Sports: "I covered Man City at the weekend and I'm not feeling good about Celtic's chances, even with Kevin De Bruyne out and a special atmosphere behind my old team.

"Celtic will be driven on by the crowd and it is a fantastic place on these European nights, but I can't see that bothering Pep Guardiola's team and it will even spur them on because they're a big-time team.

"However, City weren't great defensively against Swansea, who could have scored more than once, so I think there's a chance of Celtic scoring, and I can also see them having a decent amount of possession.

"However, with the form Raheem Sterling is in, scoring an absolutely brilliant individual goal at Swansea, and the way Sergio Aguero is playing in such control of everything he does, I fear that Celtic's lack of pace at the back will be exposed."

Vyom Chaudhary
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