TL;DR News for Thursday, June 7

TL;DR News for Thursday, June 7

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 Scottish Sun are reporting that Rangers have entered the race to sign Manchester City’s Brandon Barker, who spent last season on loan at Easter Road.

 

Aston Villa are the latest club to be linked with a move for John McGinn, with the Daily Record reporting that Hibernian have slapped a £5 million fee on the midfielder.

 

The print edition of the newspaper are also reporting that Hibs have knocked back a £50,000 bid from Motherwell for striker Simon Murray, who spent the second half of last season on loan at Dens Park.

 

St Mirren chairman Gordon Scott has told the Daily Record that he expects the new Buddies manager to have knowledge of the Scottish game. Patrick Kluivert, Benni McCarthy and Guti have all been linked with the post this week.

 

Ian Maxwell has revealed that next season’s Scottish Cup final could be an evening kick off, according to the Scottish Sun.

 

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Hibs midfielder John McGinn has told the Edinburgh Evening News that he hopes his performances in Scotland’s recent friendlies will keep him in contention for the next squad.

 

Callum Booth has told the same paper that he thinks new Hearts signing Ryan Edwards will be the fittest player at Tynecastle next season.

 

Barrie McKay looks set to join Olympiakos this week after falling out of favour at Nottingham Forest.

 

Former Aberdeen boss Jimmy Calderwood says that Derek McInnes should make extending Graeme Shinnie’s contract a top priority, according to the Press & Journal.

 

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Gary Locke is convinced Hearts will challenge Aberdeen and Hibernian for third place next season, because of “the size of the club”.

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