However things have not been quiet off the pitch either and the Hoops are heavily mentoned in the week’s transfer stories, gossip and round-up so play a big part in the backpages.
Likewise, Old Firm rivals Rangers’ January interests are not far from the agenda either while there could be interest in other SPFL players too.
It’s all here in December 21 rumour mill.
1. Campbell's ringing out for Christmas Eve
Michael O'Neill says a Christmas Eve training session was the key to Tyrese Campbell's resurrected career at Stoke City and fended off Old Firm interest (The Athletic)
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2. Red missed?
Former Celtic striker Chris Sutton says Steven Naismith should have been sent off for his Scottish Cup final tangles with Scott Brown - with one in the first half seeing the Hearts captain's studs landing on the Celtic skipper's thigh. (Edinburgh Evening News)
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3. Same again please
Rangers are said to be looking to Croatia for potential replacement for Borna Barisic with the country's under-19 and under-21 left-back Marijan Cabraja admitting he's aware the Ibrox side are watching him. (Daily Record)
4. Man of the moment
Aberdeen have 'named their price' for Sam Cosgrove, who was linked with Newcastle United a few weeks ago - close to the £7m agreed in the summer with French side Guingamp (Evening Express)
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