Former Man Utd duo set to start against Celtic in Europa League clash – Expected Starting Line-ups

Van Persie

Fenerbahçe take on Celtic at Parkhead in their second Europa League group stage game.

The Yellow Canaries will be hoping to avoid another embarrassing result following their 4-1 loss against Molde in the last game.

Celtic meanwhile earned a hard won point in their 2-2 draw against Ajax in Amsterdam.

Fenerbahçe boss Vitor Pereira is expected to field his strongest lineup with former Manchester United duo Luis Nani and Robin van Persie both likely to start.

Nani has been in impressive form scoring four goals and providing two assists while Van Persie has struggled for a place in the starting XI despite scoring four times already.

Pereira will be without on-loan Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic who is injured and faces a tricky decision over whether to opt for a 4-4-2 or a 4-3-3 setup.

In the case of a 4-4-2 the central midfield duo will be Mehmet Topal alongside either Raul Meireles, Ozan Tufan or Josef De Souza with Volkan Şen and Nani out wide.

Alternatively if Pereira goes for a 4-3-3 Topal will be alongside De Souza and either Tufan or Meireles while Şen and Nani will be out wide.

Pereira used two strikers until the 4-1 loss against Molde after which he swapped to one upfront.

Celtic v Fenerbahçe

Kick-Off: 20:05 GMT

Stadium: Parkhead

Celtic possible starting lineup: Gordon; Lustig, Boyata, Ambrose, Izaguirre; Brown, Bitton; Commons, Rogic, Forrest; Griffiths

Fenerbahce possible starting lineup: Demirel; Caner, Kjaer, Alves, Özbayraklı, Topal, Meireles, Nani, Volkan, Fernandao, Van Persie

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