Celtic are No.1 for possession in European league football

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Celtic have the highest possession rates of any club playing domestic league football in Europe this season.

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The table, compiled by CIES Football Observatory, has Brendan Rodgers men sitting above the likes of Manchester City, PSG and Bayern Munich in top spot.

The Hoops have averaged 69.3 per cent possession through their 13 games in the Ladbrokes Premiership. They’ve won 13 and drawn three of those matches, extending their unbeaten streak which dates back to May 2016.

Manchester City, led by the godfather of possession football Pep Guardiola, have enjoyed 68.4 per cent during this English Premier League season.

Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donestsk sit third with 68.1 per cent.

Brendan Rodgers' side are known for their passing football. Picture: Michael Gillen

Brendan Rodgers' side are known for their passing football. Picture: Michael Gillen

No other Scottish side feature in the top 50.

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