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This is how Celtic's stunning £130m team could look in five years time - according to Football Manager 2020

The latest edition of Football Manager - destroyer of weekend plans, ambitions to learn a new language/musical instrument, and in some severe cases, marriages - is now up and running, and we've had some fun getting to grips with the new version.

Simulating five years down the line, we've had a look at how Celtic shape up ahead of the 2024/25 season. Click and scroll through the gallery to see how FM20 thinks the Hoops' starting XI, substitutes, and manager will look in the future...

My word, we're off to a flyer. The England international left Stoke City at the end of the 2019/20 campaign, and joined Celtic for a hefty 10.25m. However, a moneyed Wolves are said to be after him...

1. GK: Jack Butland

My word, we're off to a flyer. The England international left Stoke City at the end of the 2019/20 campaign, and joined Celtic for a hefty 10.25m. However, a moneyed Wolves are said to be after him...
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Now a fully-fledged Scotland international, Ralston has blossomed in a quality full-back. His fitness stats are a real blessing too, and have seen him play relentlessly since breaking into the side in 2020/21.

2. RB: Anthony Ralston

Now a fully-fledged Scotland international, Ralston has blossomed in a quality full-back. His fitness stats are a real blessing too, and have seen him play relentlessly since breaking into the side in 2020/21.
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Snapped up from Swansea City in 2020, he's been bossing the Hoops' defence with aplomb. A fine piece of business.

3. CB: Joe Rodon

Snapped up from Swansea City in 2020, he's been bossing the Hoops' defence with aplomb. A fine piece of business.
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The central defender, now 32, ended a lengthy spell with Brighton after they were relegated in 2023, and is going down a real treat at Celtic Park.

4. CB: Shane Duffy

The central defender, now 32, ended a lengthy spell with Brighton after they were relegated in 2023, and is going down a real treat at Celtic Park.
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