Rise and shine! Every morning we rundown all of the top headlines in Scottish football…
Rise and shine! Every morning we rundown all of the top headlines in Scottish football and fill you in on what you need to know and what isn’t all that important. This is TL;DR news.
The Scottish Sun are reporting that Rangers are expected to sign 21-year-old midfielder Kean Bryan. It’s said the Ibrox club will sign him from Manchester City on a three-year deal worth around £2.5million in wages and signing on fee. The Daily Mail say Steven Gerrard is looking to add to his squad as Josh Windass is expected to leave.
Newly-promoted St Mirren are chasing strikers Greg Stewart and Nicolai Brock-Madsen on loan from Birmingham City, according to the Scottish Sun. Apparently, the Buddies have also made a move to pip St Johnstone to the signature Manchester United winger Matty Willock, who spent last season on loan at McDiarmid Park.
Daniel Arzani looks poised to switch from Melbourne City to Manchester City and then sent on loan to Celtic. The 19-year-old midfielder is the most talented player to come out of Australia for a generation, according to A-League pundit Francis Leach.
Meanwhile, it’s said Arzani would slot straight into Celtic’s first team should the 19-year-old be loaned out after his expected £1.5million transfer from Melbourne City to parent club Manchester City. That’s according to former Socceroos player and current Fox Sports television pundit Ned Zelic.
Hibs boss Neil Lennon has described an additional touchline ban from Uefa as “scandalous.” It comes after he was accused of coaching from the stand during his side’s win over Runavik.
Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic, who missed Tuesday’s win over Rosenborg through suspension, is expected to learn today if he will receive additional punishment after his red card in the Champions League is considered by Uefa’s disciplinary panel.
Steven Gerrard was delighted with a “selfless” performance from Alfredo Morelos. The Rangers boss was speaking after the striker fired the Ibrox side into a 1-0 lead after the first leg of their Europa League second qualifying round tie against Osijek in Croatia.
Greenock Morton have cancelled Tuesday’s glamour friendly against Cardiff City after their squad was “decimated” by early-season injuries.
Rangers claim that someone from the Celtic Bar Belfast in Dubrovnik who drove eight hours to unveil 25metre-long ‘You’re not Rangers anymore’ banner that had been displayed on social media was “relieved” of the item before last night’s Europa League qualifying match against Osijek.