International midfielder holding out for Ibrox move, Scott Brown on whether he'll make Scotland comeback, extent of Rangers financial issues laid bare, Rangers goalkeeper contracts Covid-19 - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill
Saturday’s Scottish Premiership news and gossip.
Rangers need to raise £20m
Rangers admit they will need to raise more than £20million in fresh investment by the end of next season after revealing yet more losses in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. However, chairman Douglas Park and director John Bennett have agreed to continue providing the Ibrox club with loans to cover the shortfalls. (The Scotsman)
Wilshere wants Rangers move
Valencia are believed to have pulled out of a deal to sign England international and former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere as they feel the player is holding out for a move to Rangers, according to reports in Portugal. (Glasgow Live)
McInnes ‘wouldn’t still be at Rangers’
Had Derek McInnes taken the Rangers job when he had the chance it could have been a decision he would regret as there’s a good chance he wouldn’t still be there now, according to Kris Boyd. (Scottish Sun)
Lennon unhappy with Clarke
Neil Lennon has voiced his displeasure with national team boss Steve Clarke after Ryan Christie started all three recent Scotland matches ahead of Celtic’s crucial trip face Hibs at Easter Road this afternoon. (The Scotsman)
Edouard form will win Celtic title
Celtic will win ten-in-a-row this season if Odsonne Edouard can return to his best football, according to former Parkhead hero and pundit Chris Sutton. (Daily Record)
Brown rules out Scotland return
Scott Brown says he’s not interested in trying to make a Scotland comeback for next year’s European Championships, saying he has “done it’s time” and that it’s time for other players to have theirs. (Scottish Sun)
Hibs to offer pair new deals
Hibs have confirmed that they have kicked off contract talks aimed at keeping Ofir Marciano and Joe Newell at Easter Road beyond their existing agreements. The pair’s current deals expire next summer. (The Scotsman)
McCrorie and Aberdeen star contract Covid-19
Livingston goalkeeper Robby McCrorie, on loan from Rangers, has contracted Covid-19 while on international duty with Scotland under-21s along with an unnamed player at Aberdeen. (Daily Record)
Neilson wants reaction
Hearts manager Robbie Neilson expects a determined reaction from his team after losing their 100 per cent record against Dunfermline. (Evening News)
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