Banner outside Celtic Park calls for Lennon and Duffy exit, two English clubs chase lightning-quick attacker wanted by Celtic, Rangers man set for debut against Hamilton, Brendan Rodgers tipped for Manchester City - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill
Sunday’s Scottish football news and gossip.
Celtic crisis meeting
Celtic manager Neil Lennon has revealed details of a crisis meeting with his squad on Saturday morning to clear the air following their Europa League humiliation against Sparta Prague. (The Scotsman)
Lennon on Griffiths, Elyounoussi
Neil Lennon has admitted Leigh Griffiths is closer to starting games for Celtic, while the Parkhead boss also revealed Mohamed Elyounoussi will face no punishment for checking the scores on his mobile in the stands after being substituted off against Sparta. (Daily Record)
Interest in Celtic target
Husein Balic, a lightning-quick Austrian winger who was a target of Celtic this summer, is drawing interest from Southampton and Brentford. (Daily Mail)
Rodgers tipped for City
Chris Sutton has tipped Brendan Rodgers to take over at Manchester City next summer if the Etihad club fail to agree a new contract with Pep Guardiola, whose deal expires at the end of the current campaign. (Daily Record)
Banner calls for Lennon and Duffy to leave
A banner hung outside Celtic Park has called for manager Neil Lennon and under-fire defender Shane Duffy to “get to ****”. There is debate as to whether the banner was created by Celtic supporters frustrated at the team’s current form or whether it was planted there by rival supporters. (Scottish Sun)
Rangers signing set for debut
Bongani Zungu is poised to make his debut for Rangers against Hamilton Accies today after manager Steven Gerrard revealed the coaching staff have been working on getting the player up to speed following his loan move from Amiens. (Daily Record)
Boyce backed to hit 20
Robbie Neilson challenged Hearts striker Liam Boyce to reach 20 goals this season after his classy winning goal against Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Hearts haven’t had a striker bag 20 in a single campaign since John Robertson in the early 90s. (Evening News)
Hibs defender Paul McGinn is walking a suspension tightrope after picking up his fifth yellow card of the league campaign against Aberdeen. (Evening News)
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