TL;DR for Thursday, July 19

TL;DR for Thursday, July 19

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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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers may consider an early recall from holiday for Dedryck Boyata. It’s to plug the gap left in Celtic’s Champions League qualifying defence by Jozo Simunovic’s sending off in last night’s 3-0 win over Alashkert. Rodgers admits he faces a defensive headache following the Bosnian’s red card.

 

Aberdeen striker Adam Rooney has apparently been offered a significant increase in wages by Salford City who play in England’s fifth-tier National League.

 

Hibs head coach Neil Lennon has branded Celtic captain Scott Brown ‘presumptuous’ for discussing John McGinn joining the Parkhead side.

 

Steven Gerrard has warned his Rangers strike force they must start finding the back of the net or they risk losing their starting spots to new arrivals this summer. Meanwhile, midfielder Harry Forrester has left the club by mutual consent and will join Iranian side Tractor Sazi.

 

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It’s being reported that former Celtic midfielder Liam Henderson is ‘set to sign’ for Serie B team Hellas Verona on a four-year deal.

 

Rangers chairman Dave King has gone on the offensive and insisted he won’t back down in his running battles with Mike Ashley, the Takeover Panel and the SFA.

 

Neil Lennon insists Simon Murray’s shock move from Hibs to South Africa was the striker’s best option as he’d struggle to hold down a jersey at Easter Road this season.

 

Hearts are set to make another signing. This time Republic of Ireland international goalkeeper Colin Doyle is due to undergo a medical at Tynecastle today. The 33-year-old left Bradford City at the end of last season and is now closing in on a move to the Jambos.

 

Burnley striker Sam Vokes claims Aberdeen have the upper hand in their upcoming Europa League match – because the Pittodrie side are fitter.

 

St Mirren midfielder Jordan Kirkpatrick could miss the first three months of the season after Alan Stubbs revealed he had damaged knee ligaments.

 

 

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