Rangers eye shock move for Scotland hero, further Covid-19 concerns over Celtic pair, England team-mate's advice to Gerrard over Ibrox star, Celtic ace should be allowed to leave - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill
Sunday’s Scottish football news and gossip
Rangers eye move for McLean
Rangers are eyeing a shock move for Scotland midfielder Kenny McLean. The ex-Aberdeen star has been in and out of Norwich City’s starting XI since their relegation from the English top flight and the Ibrox side are looking to offer him regular football prior to next summer’s European Championships. (Scottish Sun)
Celtic sweat over Norway pair
Celtic are waiting to find out whether they will have Mohamed Elyounoussi and Kristoffer Ajer back in time for next weekend’s clash with Hibs. Norway had a second international called-off as authorities refused to leave the squad leave for Romania and could well do the same with the nation’s final Nations League match with Austria. If the pair are forced to remain in quarantine they would be unable to travel back to Scotland. (Daily Record)
Bent advice to Gerrard
Former England striker Darren Bent has warned Steven Gerrard not to let Connor Goldson’s contract run into its final year as he urged the Ibrox first-team management to get the impressive centre-back signed up to a new deal. (Football Insider)
Brattbakk advice to Lennon
Former Celtic striker Harold Brattbakk insists he’d love to see countryman Kristoffer Ajer remain at Celtic Park, but believes the Parkhead club should allow the player to leave if he sees his future away from Glasgow. (Daily Record)
Clarke on Robertson
Scotland boss Steve Clarke has insisted that the current injury crisis at Liverpool will not factor into his decision over whether to risk Andy Robertson against Slovakia and Israel. (The Scotsman)
Clarke considered signing Dykes
Steve Clarke has revealed he considered signing Lyndon Dykes before the Scottish national team hero made the switch from Queen of the South to Livingston. (Scottish Sun)
McGregor reflects on Zaliukas death
Darren McGregor says he was shocked to hear of his friend Marius Zaliukas’ death from motor neurone disease, and even more stunned to realise he had been living with the illness when they were team-mates together at Rangers. (Evening News)
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