TL;DR news for Monday, March 26

TL;DR news for Monday, March 26

By TheTwoPointOne

Welcome to TL;DR news. Each morning we sift through all the top stories in Scottish football and rank them in order of importance. Just for you. 

 

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Manchester United have upped their interest in Kieran Tierney according to the Daily Record. Jose Mourinho is apparently impressed with the versatility of the 20-year-old who signed a new six-year contract last year. It’s said he is likely to cost more than £20 million. We should hope so given Premier League prices!

 

The Scottish Sun are reporting that Scott Sinclair wants to return to the Premier League in the summer. The Celtic winger is apparently attracting interest from both Bournemouth and Brighton.

 

Scotland boss Alex McLeish says there’s no need to panic after defeat to Costa Rica on Friday. He insists that he’s not feeling discouraged by the display of his new-look Scotland side. Let’s just hope there’s a significant improvement against Hungary.

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The opposition for Scott Brown’s testimonial have been revealed by the Scottish Sun. Drum roll please… it’s… Republic of Ireland! The match against Martin O’Neill’s team is due to take place at Celtic Park the day after the Scottish Cup Final.

 

Dundee United manager Csaba Laszlo wanted to “kill” Bilel Mohsni following the defender’s debut against Dunfermline. Excellent man-management.

 

Aberdeen defender Scott McKenna, who made his debut against Costa Rica, is determined to prove he belongs in the national set-up. The 21-year-old has enjoyed an impressive season.

 

Alex McLeish insists that he won’t be giving out Scotland caps easily. The reason? He says that winning matches is too important to him. Well, that’s reassuring.

 

Lewis Morgan will forego a holiday this summer because he is so determined to hit the ground running when he joins parent club Celtic.

 

Cardiff star Callum Paterson is convinced Friday’s friendly with Costa Rica was a worthwhile exercise. And he says the future looks bright for McLeish’s side.

 

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Former Rangers midfielder Kevin Thomson reckons Greg Docherty can become an Ibrox great – if he uses Celtic captain Scott Brown as inspiration.

 

Matt Phillips says playing for Scotland is a welcome distraction from his club career. He is currently involved in a relegation battle with West Brom.


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