TL;DR News for Wednesday, June 6

TL;DR News for Wednesday, June 6

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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Dutch legend Patrick Kluivert has distanced himself from the St Mirren manager’s job. However, former Real Madrid star Guti sees the Paisley club as the perfect place to start his managerial career. Another Champions League winner has also thrown his name into the hat. Benni McCarthy is also said to be interested in taking over from Jack Ross.

 

Celtic could land an incredible payday of approximately £40m if they reach the Champions League group stage after UEFA revealed money for next season’s competition had been increased by an astonishing 50%.

 

Rangers are said to be on the brink of securing a £3.5million deal for Brighton defender Connor Goldson, according to the Scottish Sun. They are also expecting Liverpool starlet Ovie Ejaria’s loan move to be finalised today.

 

The Scottish Sun are reporting that John Robertson has emerged as a shock candidate to take over as boss of Livingston. It would be his third spell in charge. And former Rangers midfielder Kevin Thomson has also made an inquiry about the vacant manager’s position at the West Lothian club.

 

He was sacked as interim manager just five weeks ago but Graeme Murty has agreed to resume his academy role at Rangers.

 

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Rangers have called for a review into how the SFA appoints independent non-executive directors. They have also questioned whether Gary Hughes was involved in any actions which were detrimental to the Ibrox club during his three years on the board.

 

Carlos Pena says former Ibrox boss Pedro Caixinha knew about his alcoholism but still signed him for Rangers.

 

Hearts are on the verge of signing  Ryan Edwards after agreeing on terms with the former Partick Thistle midfielder.

 

Scotland under-21s manager Scot Gemmill is backing his team to humble big-budget England in today’s Toulon tournament semi-final.

 

Hamilton vice-chairman Les Gray has branded opponents of artificial pitches “dinosaurs” after the 3G surface at the Superseal Stadium was voted the worst in the country.

 

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Kevin Thomson says Steven Gerrard must find his own version of Celtic captain Scott Brown if Rangers are to overhaul Celtic next season.

 

Ex-Celtic defender Rudi Vata says his former club’s scouting department should prioritise finding the next Virgil van Dijk. He believes the Hoops haven’t replaced the Dutch defender since he departed three years ago.

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