Rumour Mill: Rodgers wants 2 more | De Vries to Celtic? | Trabzonspor eye Tavernier

James Tavernier. Picture: Michael Gillen
James Tavernier. Picture: Michael Gillen
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Brendan Rodgers wants two more signings, Celtic consider move keeper De Vries and Trabzonspor are considering a move for Rangers’ James Tavernier.

Rodgers hails newly contracted players

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers last night saluted new contract trio Scott Sinclair, Tom Rogic and James Forrest after they were central to his team’s 5-0 demolition of Motherwell to set-up a

home Betfred League Cup quarter-final against Alloa Athletic. (Scotsman)

- Brendan Rodgers has insisted that Celtic will still get better as the Parkhead side look to implement the attacking style of football that the former Liverpool boss insisted he wanted to see them play when he first arrived at the club.(Evening Times)

- Rodgers says he is looking to complete two more signings before the transfer window closes

Celtic consider move for new keeper

Nottingham Forest shot-stopper and former Dunfermline Athletic keeper Dorus De Vries is on the radar of the Scottish champions, with the 35-year-old previously working under Rodgers at Swansea City. (Various)

Tavernier a target for Trabzonspor

Rangers star James Tavernier is a shock £2.5m target for Turkish side Trabzonspor. The full-back recently signed a one-year contract extension to his Ibrox deal.

(Sun)

Johansen heading for Celtic exit

Fulham are keen on taking Stefan Johansen from the Parkhead side for £2 million, with the Norwegian playmaker struggled to make

an impression in Rodgers’ first team. (Various)

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Greg Stewart close to Birmingham move

Dundee forward Greg Stewart is on the verge of joining Birmingham City following claims a fee has now been agreed between the two clubs. The 26-year-old has been hoping to get a move in this transfer window, and was also

linked with Leeds United and Queens Park Rangers.

Jozo Simunovic headed for Torino?

Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic is being linked with a move to Serie A side Torino.

The 22-year-old suffered an injury plagued first season in Glasgow and hasn’t played for the Scottish champions since

January and Italian journalist Gainluca di Marzio reports the Italian side are keen to bring in the Croatian stopper.(Record)

Rodgers changes Forrest mind over contract

James Forrest has revealed he changed his decision to quit Celtic after a pep talk from Brendan Rodgers.

The winger had intended to leave on a free transfer after being unhappy with the first offer from former boss Ronny Deila.

However, the club announced on Wednesday he signed a contract that will keep at Parkhead until 2019. (Various)

Betfred Cup Draw in full

Celtic v Alloa Athletic

Morton v Dundee United

Rangers v Queen of the South

Aberdeen v St Johnstone

Rangers need to be part of super league - Warburton

Mark Warburton last night predicted the huge sums of money being invested in football will lead to the creation

of a world super league in the near future – and revealed he wants Rangers to be a part of it.

Former Coronation Street WAG arrives at Parkhead

Former soap star Helen Flanagan has arrived in Glasgow - and one lucky Celtic fan has the photo to prove it.

Flanagan, famous for playing Rosie Webster in Coronation Street, has come north with partner Scott Sinclair,

who recently signed for the Parkhead side.

IN BRIEF

Celtic defender Darnell Fisher has joined Rotherham United on a three-year deal

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