Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium Date: Saturday 15 August Kick-off: 1245 BST
Coverage: BBC Sport website, BBC Radio Scotland
Jerel Ifil is set to make his Aberdeen debut in the Premier League curtain-raiser against Celtic.
Zander Diamond, Michael Paton and Bertrand Bossu have all recovered from injury, with Tommy Wright absent.
Gary Caldwell is suspended for Celtic's trip to Pittodrie, due to a ban carried over from last season.
With Stephen McManus still out injured, Darren O'Dea could be set to partner Glenn Loovens in the centre of defence and Scott Brown is also likely to play.
Aberdeen (from): Langfield, Diamond, Mulgrew, Considine, Ifil, Pawlett, Duff, MDonald, Foster, Kerr, Aluko, Young, Miller, Mackie, Maguire, Nelson, Stewart, Ross, Crawford, Holm, Megginson, Paton, Bossu.
Celtic (from): Boruc, Hinkel, Loovens, Naylor, Fox, McGeady, Donati, N'Guemo, Maloney, McDonald, Samaras, Caddis, Flood, Fortune, Brown, Zaluska, O'Dea, Caddis, Crosas, Killen.