After a torturous wait, Celtic fans are finally set to see their team in action again.

Neil Lennon 's side are off to France to compete in the Veolia Trophy as their preparations for the new Premiership season gather pace.

The club are set to take on Nice in their opening fixture of the mini-tournament, which also features rivals Rangers and hosts Lyon.

The Glasgow foes won't play each other but they're both in with a shout of lifting the trophy.

Here's all you need to know ahead of Celtic's opener.

When and where will the game take place?

Nice vs Celtic will take place on Thursday, July 16 at the Groupama Stadium.

Kick-off is at 5.15pm.

What channel is it on?

The game will be shown live, exclusively on Premier Sports.

Coverage will begin right on kick-off.

Will there be a live stream?

Yes. Premier Sports subscribers can watch the action online via the Premier Player.

Where else can I follow the action?

You can follow it right here on of course! We'll be running a live blog throughout the day, bringing you all the key moments as well as post-match reaction and analysis.

A match report and much, much more will also be available on our website following the final whistle.