Celtic finished third in their Champions League team of workers, gathering merely three problems after dropping all four meetings with European giants Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain.
Their upper head-to-head file over Anderlecht intended they finished above the Belgian facet and drop down to the Europa League.
Ahead of this night time’s area battle in opposition to BATE Borisov (8.05pm), Arsenal have already gained Group H and are a conceivable opponent for Celtic in Monday’s draw.
Keown says Celtic need a very good run in the competition to restore some credibility for the Scottish Premiership.
“Napoli are a decent side, Celtic, I would love to see them play, maybe against Arsenal,” he recommended BT Sport.
“I believe just for the credibility of their own Scottish division, they would like Celtic to do smartly.
“They didn’t do smartly in the Champions League. It starts to scorching up, Atletico Madrid finally will fancy their probabilities.
“Arsenal, of the teams in recent years in the Europa League, have almost certainly been the best team of workers.
“But when the ones teams drop out of the Champions League, it’s going to get difficult now.
“We’re into the last-32 as adversarial to the Champions League which is into the last-16.
“It’s additional hurdles to leap over alternatively I feel in February the teams will in level of truth get began to play their maximum tough teams.
“Arsenal haven’t carried out that up to now and I be expecting them to do this later in the match.”