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5th May, 2017 | 1:47pm

Paul Merson amusingly states which team can only beat Celtic (not Rangers or Aberdeen)

By Amir Mir

Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson has amusingly stated that the only team that can beat Celtic this season is Celtic.

Brendan Rodgers team are on course to go the entire domestic season unbeaten, which would also see them win the treble.

Former Premier League boss Rodgers arrived at Parkhead in the summer, with big expectations on his shoulders.

The Northen Irishman has delivered, winning the Scottish Premiership title in April added with the fact that they lifted the Scottish League Cup in November.

Speaking to the Premier League Daily Show, which aired on Sky Sports News on Friday morning, Merson was full of praise for the Glasgow giants.

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“Celtic are head and shoulders above the rest,” Merson told Sky Sports. “The only team that can beat Celtic at the moment is Celtic.”

At this current time, Celtic have won 30 of their 34 league matches, dropping points on only four occasions.

They have recorded 94 points throughout this campaign thus far as they are 27 points ahead of second-placed Aberdeen and a further 36 points ahead of their Old Firm rivals Rangers.

Four matches of the season remain for Rodgers, starting with a home tie against St Johnstone on Saturday, which will be followed by an away trip to Aberdeen on May 12.

Six days later they will face Partick Thistle before ending the Scottish Premiership season by hosting Hearts on May 21.

Rodgers will be hoping his team still have their unbeaten run intact by then as they will be aiming to clinch the treble when they play the Dons in the Scottish Cup final om May 27.

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