Newcastle United are set to play Celtic in two friendly matches this summer according to reports this morning.

The two matches will be played in Dublin and Boston according to the claims from Glasgow.

The match in Boston at Fenway Park is said to be due to be confirmed later this week, while the Dublin date will come later.

Recent reports have said that America was the preferred destination of Newcastle United this summer.

A match against Celtic in Boston would obviously be a bigger occasion than the previous relatively low key matches played by United in the States.

Though I think the Newcastle supporters might be ‘slightly’ outnumbered in a city that is a Celtic hotbed.

The reports say Celtic will spend a week doing intensive training in Boston and Newcastle United are being lined up as decent quality opposition to help them prepare for their Champions League qualifiers.