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Ange Postecoglou’s Celtic FC play Premier League sides A-League and Everton in Sydney

Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou went all out, flying from Scotland to Australia to promote his side’s appearance in the inaugural Sydney Super Cup in November.

The former Socceroos boss was on hand on Tuesday to cheer on the four-team tournament, which will also feature English Premier League side Everton and A-League clubs Sydney FC and Western Sydney Wanderers.

The Blues have replaced Celtic’s bitter rivals Rangers, who controversially withdrew from the tournament.

Postecoglou, 57, used the current international break to celebrate his so-called “homecoming”.

He spoke of his “great pride” at being in familiar surroundings with the Hoops to play against the Sky Blues at the Allianz Stadium on November 17, before playing Frank Lampard’s Everton at the Accor Stadium on November 20 .

Mark Rudan’s Wanderers will be Everton’s second game at Harbor City at Commbank Stadium, Parramatta, three days later.

“We have a large contingent of (Celtic) fans Down Under and to know that an Australian manager is in charge (of the club) is very humbling for me,” Postecoglou told 10 News.

“It will be great to play against fantastic opponents in the Premier League and seeing such a big club at Everton will be a wonderful experience.

‘Everyone knows how closely the EPL is being followed in Australia, everyone is excited about this opportunity.’

Socceroos legend Harry Kewell – part of Postecoglou’s coaching team at Celtic Park – also took the opportunity to return home after growing up in Sydney West.

Loving life with the Scottish champions, he’s counting down the days until the Sydney Super Cup.

“Everyone hugged me from day one at the club,” said the former Leeds and Liverpool winger.

“As soon as Ange called me, I was all in.

“Being back in my hometown is also very exciting, I grew up near the Accor stadium, it’s always good to come back.

“Everton are a special team, it will be a privilege to play against them.

“Both teams will try to show what they can do with the ball…it will be a great spectacle for the fans.”

The Sydney Super Cup will be a biannual event bringing Europe’s top football teams to NSW every two years, Destination NSW announced.

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