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.
It looks like Rangers are set for a showdown with the SPFL next month. It comes after a date was set for a disciplinary probe into the club’s treatment of Kenny Miller and Lee Wallace.
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers admits the Parkhead side ‘might need to walk away’ from transfer negotiations for John McGinn after having three bids rejected.
Former Scotland and Celtic manager Gordon Strachan is holding talks with the Scottish Government in an attempt to use football as a fix for the country’s broken society.
Back to Rangers, and the Daily Mail are reporting that Josh Windass is lining up up a return to England. This is due to fears he’ll not be a regular starter for the club under Steven Gerrard. West Ham, Burnley, West Brom and Aston Villa are reportedly interested in the 24-year-old.
Meanwhile, the Ibrox club are apparently eyeing a move for Manchester City starlet Kean Bryan, according to the Scottish Sun. The 21-year-old is on the club’s radar as Steven Gerrard continues his hunt for a left-sided centre-back.
Brendan Rodgers wants to keep hold of Belgian defender Dedryck Boyata until Celtic’s Champions League qualifying fate is sealed. Boyata is attracting interest from the likes of Lyon and Lazio as he enters the final year of his deal.
Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke insists winger Jordan Jones is going nowhere after the player was linked with a move to Jack Ross’ Sunderland.
Brendan Rodgers stressed it will require “big money” to strengthen his Celtic squad. He also admitted that he’s unsure if he will be able to improve his squad before the transfer window closes.
Staying at Parkhead, and Celtic keeper Craig Gordon says former Sunderland team-mate Nicklas Bendtner could wreck the club’s Champions League dream. Danish striker Bendtner will lead the line for Rosenborg against the Scottish champions. Gordon said: “On his day he can destroy anyone.” The Celtic goalie has also warned his team to be wary of Rosenborg saying the sacking of their manager last week could galvanise the team.
Osijek skipper Borna Barisic insists defeating former European champions PSV Eindhoven last season has given the Croatian side the belief they can beat Rangers in their Europa League qualifier.
Burnley manager Sean Dyche has shot down all Battle of Britain talk ahead of Thursday’s Europa League clash with Aberdeen, and won’t allow his players to get caught up in any Scotland v England rivalry.
Alan Stubbs admits signing a striker is “paramount” for St Mirren following their 0-0 draw with Queen’s Park in the League Cup.
Kilmarnock have taken former Norwich goalkeeper Paul Jones on trial.
No nonsense this morning… yet.