TL;DR news for Wednesday, May 2

TL;DR news for Wednesday, May 2

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 Daily Mail (print edition) are reporting that Rangers are offering Steven Gerrard a three-year contract. It comes as the Liverpool academy coach prepares to resume talks on Thursday about becoming the Ibrox club’s new manager.


Meanwhile, it’s being reported elsewhere that Gerrard will not take over as Ibrox manager until June even if the former Liverpool and England captain accepts Rangers’ offer.


Brendan Rodgers has admitted that Tom Rogic’s future with Celtic is hanging in the balance but hopes the 25-year-old will agree a new contract after weighing up his options. It’s being reported that the Australian’s performances have caught the eye of Southampton.




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Winger Brandon Barker would love to return to Hibernian next season if parent club Manchester City decides the 21-year-old is not wanted for the new campaign.


Erik Sviatchenko, who is currently sidelined through injury while on loan back in his homeland with Midtjylland, has stressed he remains a Celtic player and will return in the summer before seeing where his future lies.


Craig Levein says Hearts’ poor away form has been a problem for 10 years. However, the Tynecastle boss is convinced he can fix the problem if he gets his transfer business done early this summer.


Good news for St Johnstone as four players – midfielders Murray Davidson and Blair Alston and defenders Steven Anderson and Scott Tanser – are all likely to sign fresh contracts.


Greenock Morton captain Thomas O’Ware has set his sights on a new challenge. The skipper has chosen not to renew his contract and the 25-year-old central defender has refused to rule out signing for local rivals St Mirren.


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Former Celtic striker Tony Watt,  who has been training with Aberdeen, has posted a cryptic social media post about a possible new club, saying: “1 step back to 2 steps forward.”