TL;DR news for Friday, June 1

TL;DR news for Friday, June 1

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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 You need to know this

 

The Scottish Sun are reporting that new Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is weighing up a move for Dylan McGeouch. They say Gary McAllister has enquired about the midfielder who is out of contract.

 

Celtic’s Lewis Morgan is a target for new Sunderland boss Jack Ross. The now ex-St Mirren manager wants the winger on a season-long loan according to the Scottish Sun. The pair worked together last season at the Paisley club.

 

John Hartson is a contender to replace David Hopkin as manager of Livingston. The former Celtic striker has been working as a specialist coach at Livi for 10 months. Hopkin left the Lions on Thursday, having guided taken them to the Premiership through the playoffs.

 

Rangers pair Kenny Miller and Lee Wallace are set to demand an independent probe into their own club. It comes after they were fined for an alleged bust-up in the wake of their side’s Old Firm hammering in April. Wallace’s has been told to report for training under new boss Steven Gerrard on June 15, while Miller is now a free agent after his contract ended.

 

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Scotland boss Alex McLeish reckons Steven Gerrard has to build a “whole new” team this summer as he attempts to bring success back to Ibrox.

 

Livingston striker Lee Miller has told the Scottish Sun he was “shocked” and “gutted” to hear that manager David Hopkin had decided to quit the club after leading them to the top-flight via back-to-back promotions.

 

Hibs midfielder John McGinn, who is reportedly a transfer target for Celtic, Leeds and Sheffield Wednesday, says it will take something “really special” for him to leave Hibs. He said he’s “glad to be on the other side of the world” with the Scotland squad as speculation over his future intensifies.

 

Jack Ross says he is undaunted by the prospect of succeeding and bringing back the good times to Sunderland – despite so many famous names before him failing.

 

Jonny Hayes will be fit for Celtic’s pre-season after missing the second half of last season due to a broken leg.

 

Dundee United are on the brink of signing striker Craig Curran from Championship rivals Ross County.

 

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Former Rangers captain Barry Ferguson believes Steven Gerrard will be a success at Ibrox and says he feels “a bit like a schoolkid again” over the Liverpool and Premier League legend’s arrival at Ibrox.

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