TL;DR for Monday, June 25

TL;DR for Monday, June 25

By TheTwoPointOne

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.

 

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The Daily Mail are reporting that new Derby County boss Frank Lampard is interested in securing the services for John McGinn, amid interest from other clubs south of the border.

 

Darmstadt’s Jamie MacLaren, who spent the second half of last season on loan at Hibs, has told his club that he would like to return to Easter Road for the upcoming season, according to the Scottish Sun.

 

Stuart Armstrong is reportedly set for a medical at Southampton ahead of his move to the English club, with the fee agreed believed to be around £7 million.

 

In an interview with the Scotsman, James Tavernier has said that second place is not good enough for Rangers this season and that the players at Ibrox ave been galvanised by Steven Gerrard’s appointment.

 

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Gerrard has told the Daily Record that Umar Sadiq, the 21-year-old striker that Rangers have been linked with, would bring a physical presence to the Gers attack.

 

And in an interview with the same paper, Aberdeen’s Derek McInnes has revealed that Michael Devlin is “champing at the bit” to get going with the Dons. The centre back moved to Pittodrie in January but has struggled with injury since joining.

 

Hearts’ Olly Lee has defended his decision to join Hearts from England’s third tier after being criticised by some sections of the Luton Town support. In an interview with the Edinburgh Evening News, Lee described the decision as a “step up” and “a no-brainer”.

 

Inverness Caledonian Thistle manager John Robertson has told the Press and Journal that he is stepping up his search for a new assistant manager and that the club will focus on youth development going forward.

 

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The Daily Record’s Keith Jackson thinks England can win the World Cup after narrowly overcoming Tunisia and hammering Panama in their opening two games.

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