TL;DR news for Wednesday, May 16

TL;DR news for Wednesday, May 16

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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BBC Scotland understand that Atletico Madrid are interested in signing Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney and will send representatives to Saturday’s Scottish Cup final to watch the young talent. The defender is under contract at the club until 2023 and has stated on a number of occasions that he has no intentions of leaving the Scottish champions anytime soon.

 

Rangers have confirmed that they will “fiercely resist” charges from the Scottish FA, concerning the awarding of a UEFA licence between 2010 and 2012.

 

The Scottish Sun are reporting that Crystal Palace are interested in signing James Tavernier this summer, while Rangers are interested in bringing Brighton centra defender Connor Goldson to Glasgow.

 

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Kilmarnock’s Stephen O’Donnell has been called up to the Scotland national team to replace Barry Douglas.

 

Scott Brown has described Graeme Shinnie’s late challenge on him in Sunday’s 1-0 defeat to Aberdeen as “a little boy’s tackle” stating that the Aberdeen skipper was just frustrated that the senior Celtic midfielder had ran past him.

 

Dundee’s Paul McGowan was arrested following an alleged assault outside one of the city’s nightclubs, according to the Courier. The Dundee team had reportedly enjoyed their player of the year party earlier in the evening.

 

Ross County have allowed six players to leave the club following relegation from the Scottish Premiership. Tim Chow, David Ngog, Aaron McCarey, Blair Malcolm and Reghan Tumilty were not offered new contracts and Thomas Mikkelsen has been allowed to leave  after being out on loan to Dundee United this season.

 

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Last night the Daily Record felt obliged to run a report from Turkey stating that Rangers had made a £4 million bid for Martin Skrtel despite the 33-year old having just one year left on his contract. Today the Scottish Sun are reporting that Rangers have no intention of paying anywhere near that amount and that the Scottish club hadn’t even reached out to the former Liverpool player yet.

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