TL;DR news for Tuesday, May 22

TL;DR news for Tuesday, May 22

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 Celtic have until the 31st of May to buy Odsonne Edouard. If they want to sign the striker of a permanent deal they’ll have to smash their transfer record and pay £10million.

 

Rangers are close to agreeing a £2.7million deal to take Martin Skrtel from Fenerbahce as well as a one-year loan for Liverpool winger Harry Wilson according to the Scottish Sun.

 

English League Two club Carlisle are hoping to have Livingston boss David Hopkin in place as their new manager within the next 48 hours. Hopkin is out of contract at Livi after leading them to successive promotions and a return to the Premiership.

 

Jack Ross faces a battle with Chelsea legend Frank Lampard to become the new Ipswich manager.

 

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Craig Levein fears Hearts defender John Souttar may need hip surgery after being forced to withdraw from the Scotland squad.

 

Scotland boss Alex McLeish has to sent an SOS to ex-Rangers defender Danny Wilson and former Hearts player Sam Nicholson after more withdrawals from the Scotland squad. Stuart Armstrong and John Souttar are the two most recent players to pull out ahead of the tour to the Americas.

 

Zinedine Zidane has backed Steven Gerrard’s move to Rangers and insists his top-level playing career will make up for his lack of managerial experience.

 

Celtic defender Dedryck Boyata has been named in Belgium’s 28-strong provisional squad for the World Cup finals.

 

St Mirren are set to give relegated Partick Thistle defender Paul McGinn an immediate return to the Premiership.

 

Hearts are hoping to sign Adelaide United left-back Ben Garuccio on a pre-contract agreement.

 

Republic of Ireland winger James McClean insists he hasn’t given up hope of securing a move to his boyhood heroes Celtic. This comes after playing against the Parkhead side during Scott Brown’s testimonial.

 

Dundee are lining up a move for Leyton Orient goal machine Macauley Bonne.

 

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Ex-Rangers defender Clint Hill will join up with Joey Barton to become part of Fleetwood Town’s coaching staff.

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