TL;DR for Monday, January 8

TL;DR for Monday, January 8

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Nacho Novo suffered a heart attack over the weekend. The former Dundee and Rangers player is now recovering in hospital and is in a stable condition. The Spaniard fell unwell after playing for a Rangers legends team in Berlin.

 

Hibernian have beaten city rivals Hearts to the signing of Australian striker Jamie Maclaren on loan from Darmstadt until the end of the season.

 

Crystal Palace and Burnley are fighting to sign Jozo Simunovic from Celtic, according to the Daily Record. The Bosnian could cost the Premier League sides £8 million, despite falling out of favour in recent weeks.

 

The Scottish FA are running out of time if they are to appoint Michael O’Neill as the national team’s next manager. The Northern Ireland boss wants his future resolved soon, but has still to even hold talks regarding the Scotland job.

 

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New Celtic signing Marvin Compper trained with his new teammates for the first time over the weekend, with the Hoops in Dubai for some warm weather training.

 

Steven Naismith is so desperate to play for Rangers until the end of the season that he would willingly sacrifice his wages.

 

Oli Shaw has signed a new contract that will keep him at Hibernian until 2020.

 

Everton could be interested in signing Moussa Dembele for £20 million this January, although the price tag could put Sam Allardyce off, reports the Scottish Sun.

 

Carlos Pena is in Mexico to seal a 12-month loan deal to Cruz Azul.

 

Rangers are considering a move for Jason Cummings. The former Hibs striker has failed to make much of an impression at Nottingham Forest and reports claim he could join the Ibrox club this month.

 

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Craig Gordon has ‘cleared the air’ with Chris Sutton.

 


 

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