CONFIRMED: Tottenham & Celtic line-ups - Summer signing starts

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Here is how Tottenham Hotspur and Celtic will line up for their friendly match in Helsinki.

Tottenham Hotspur starting XI: Friedel, Naughton, Dawson, Kaboul, Davies, Mason, Capoue, Holtby, Kane, Townsend, Soldado

Celtic starting XI: Gordon, Herron, O'Connell, Ambrose, Twardzik, Lindsay, Irvine, Henderson, McGeouch, Pukki, McMullan

Tottenham Hotspur and Celtic face each other in Helsinki’s Olympic Stadium on Saturday afternoon, the two British sides putting the finishing touches to their plans ahead of new Premier League and SPL campaigns.

Spurs have enjoyed an impressive pre-season to date, undefeated in three games and scoring eight goals in the process. But new boss Mauricio Pochettino is likely to want an improvement in defence, after watching his side ship five goals in that time.

It is not often that Scottish and English clubs clash, so this afternoon’s match will be an interesting one, with Celtic’s first SPL match less than two weeks away.

After finishing their pre-season tour of Austria unbeaten, Celtic then crashed to a 4-1 defeat in the Champions League qualifying round to Legia Warsaw. And with the second-leg next week, this friendly is unlikely to be high on the Scottish club’s list of priorities.

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