Rise and shine! Every morning we rundown all of the top headlines in Scottish football…
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.
Celtic’s Olivier Ntcham will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal after a road crash. The midfielder and his team-mate Odsonne Edouard were both involved when their blue Range Rover collided with a silver Volvo. A 54-year-old man was taken to hospital.
Hibs boss Neil Lennon has criticised the SFA saying young defender Ryan Porteous played two games for the Scotland Under-21s despite being diagnosed with a serious knee injury. Lennon said: “I’ve asked for a report from the Scotland medical team explaining why Ryan played in those two games when scans showed he had a tear in his cartilage.”
Celtic are now prepared to play a waiting game in their pursuit of John McGinn. It comes after the Parkhead side had an improved bid of £2million rejected by Hibs. Neil Lennon has conceded that the uncertainty regarding McGinn’s future is “unsettling” for the Scotland midfielder.
To Ranges now, and the Ibrox club could make a move for Iran’s World Cup throw-in specialist Milad Mohammadi. The left-back plays for Russian outfit Akhmat Grozny. The Daily Express (print edition) are also reporting that the light blues have made an improved £3million bid for Millwall’s Jake Cooper as manager Steven Gerrard seeks more defensive options.
Steven Caulker is fighting for his Dundee future after the defender was sent home from the club’s summer training camp.
Aberdeen have taken Polish centre-back, Krystian Nowak, formerly with Hearts, on trial as boss Derek McInnes looks to bolster his defence.
Steven Gerrard has said he was left stunned after Rangers’ European humiliation against Progres Niederkorn last season. He’s vowed there will be no repeat ahead of tonight’s Europa League opener at Ibrox.
Hearts manager Craig Levein has admitted he would be disappointed to lose assistant coach Austin MacPhee. However, he also confirmed that he and the club won’t stand in the way of any potential move to Indian side Pune City.
Former Dundee United midfielder Willo Flood has lost an appeal to overturn a visa ban in Indonesia which prevents him signing for Bali United.
Eboue Kouassi has revealed that Celtic captain Scott Brown is his rock at Parkhead.
Neil McCann was impressed with former West Brom striker Adil Nabi after he scored in a friendly defeat to Farense in Portugal, despite picking up an injury in training.
And Scotland U19 midfielder Ethan Hamilton has signed a new deal at Manchester United.
No nonsense today… yet.