Christie eager to face Aberdeen pals in final
CELTIC midfielder Ryan Christie will see plenty of familiar faces during today’s Betfred Cup final against Aberdeen. The talented 23-year-old had two loan spells at Pittodrie after signing for the Hoops from Inverness in 2015 but he has established himself in Brendan Rodgers’ side this season, as well as forcing his way into Alex McLeish’s Scotland squad.
“It is a big week for me,” said Christie, who was on the bench for September’s 1-0 Premiership home win over Aberdeen. “We wanted to get a win in the first game and we did that. Now it is the big one. It will be a strange one coming up against Aberdeen if I do play. But everyone at the club wants to win more trophies obviously and if we