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5th Dec, 2016 | 8:43pm

Scott Brown shares verdict on Celtic Champions League campaign

By Will Butcher

Scott Brown has described Celtic’s Champions League campaign as a “learning process”, ahead of their clash against Manchester City.

Hoops captain Brown believes that his side’s performances in Group C of the Champions League this season have only improved since their 7-0 drubbing by Barcelona in the opening match.

Speaking ahead of Tuesday night’s clash against Pep Guardiola’s side, Brown was quoted by Celtic’s official Twitter account as saying that the fans pushed them on in the reverse fixture against City which ended in a 3-3 draw.

“The whole campaign from the start to now has been a learning process,” Brown said. “It got better after first result and what we aimed for all the way through it.

“Our fans pushed us on. We did well, pressed them high up the park and scored a couple.”

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Brown is set to feature in the middle of the park against City on Wednesday, with a Europa League place now out of their grasp.

French wonderkid Moussa Dembele scored twice last time out against City, with Raheem Sterling scoring an own goal before scoring one himself past Craig Gordon.

The 47-time Scottish champions will be looking to build on Saturday’s 4-3 win over Motherwell, which saw Tom Rogic score a last-gasp winner in the 90th minute.

Brown himself has featured in 27 of Celtic’s league and cup fixtures this season, missing just one game in the heart of Brendan Rodgers’ midfield.

His form for the Hoops has even seen Brown reconsider his retirement from Gordon Strachan’s Scotland squad, after returning to play against England.

In other Celtic news, this young star revealed he had a trial with a Premier League side.