TL;DR for Wednesday, August 8

TL;DR for Wednesday, August 8

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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Hibs midfielder John McGinn is mulling over a proposed move to Aston Villa after a positive day of talks with the English Championship side.

 

Rangers haven’t finished their business in the transfer window as the Ibrox club target Dinamo Zagreb striker Armin Hodzic. Meanwhile, Bosnian club FK Krupa claim their forward Elvir Koljic has been the subject of an undisclosed bid from Rangers in the last 24 hours.

 

Across the city, and Emilio Izaguirre looks set for a shock return to Celtic just one year after the Honduras international left Parkhead. The Hoops are also apparently considering a move for Manchester City defender Jason Denayer. The 23-year-old spent the 2014-15 season on loan at Parkhead.

 

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers fears the club will go backwards unless they make some quality signings. 

 

The Scottish Sun are reporting that Aberdeen defender Scott McKenna has been ruled out of action for up to two months after suffering a hamstring injury against Rangers on Sunday. The club have now confirmed he will be out for approximately six weeks.

 

Rangers midfielder Greg Docherty is set to join League One Shrewsbury Town on a season-long loan deal.

 

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Rangers are weighing up £1.2million bid from Ipswich for Josh Windass.

 

Hearts face a battle with clubs in both Scotland and England to recapture Manchester United left-back Demetri Mitchell on loan.

 

Liverpool midfielder Pedro Chirivella is keen on a move to Celtic after turning down a £2.4milllion move to Rosenborg.

 

Celtic captain Scott Brown will make history as the first Scot to play 100 European games when he lines up against AEK Athens this evening.

 

John McGinn should snub Celtic and join Aston Villa, says Des Bremner, who swapped Easter Road for Villa Park in 1979.

 

Rangers full-back Lee Hodson is linked with a move to Major League Soccer. Montreal Impact look poised to make a move for the 26-year-old.

 

‘Nothing for Hibs to be afraid of,’ says former Easter Road midfielder Ian Murray after running the rule over Europa League opponents Molde for manager Neil Lennon.

 

Former Aberdeen striker Darren Mackie believes a new striker is the top priority for Derek McInnes but says the Dons manager is right to hold his nerve and wait for the right man.

 

Dundee United boss Csaba Laszlo has just three games to save his job at Tannadice.

 

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Rangers have declined to comment but have privately scoffed at suggestions made by former Crystal Palace owner Simon Jordan that they’re being backed by a mystery sugar daddy.

One Reply to “TL;DR for Wednesday, August 8”

  1. Surely if Morelos kicks out at player who is now out for 6 weeks- rather than getting of Scott free The game should have doubled the unishment otherwise game rules now read – kick out and ref cannot take any action. Ref job now very very difficult. Morelos has a temper which he has to control.

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