Rumour Mill: Celtic want to sign Rangers star | Arsenal ‘should consider Rodgers’ | Gilmour ‘should reject Chelsea’

Emerson Hyndman is attracting interest from Celtic. Picture: PA
Emerson Hyndman is attracting interest from Celtic. Picture: PA
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Celtic have made inquiries about a Rangers midfielder, Arsenal ‘should consider’ Brendan Rodgers as Arsene Wenger’s replacement, and Billy Gilmour ‘must stay’ at Rangers to help become the best player he can be.

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Celtic want to sign Rangers star

Celtic are set to make an audacious bid to sign Bouremouth’s Emerson Hyndman - who is currently on loan at rivals Rangers. The American midfielder has impressed at Ibrox since making the move north in January and it is understood Celtic have inquired as to his availability this summer. (MailSport)

Rodgers should be candidate to replace Wenger

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers should be considered to replace Arsene Wenger as manager of Arsenal, according to Charlie Nicholas. The Sky Sports pundit, who starred for both clubs during his career, believes Rodgers can have the team playing “the Arsenal way”. Nicholas also congratulated Rodgers on doing a “absolutely fabulous” job at Parkhead. (Sky Sports)

Gilmour ‘should reject Chelsea’

Billy Gilmour should reject Chelsea’s offer in order to stay with Rangers, according to former Stamford Bridge star Ray Wilkins. The former England international believes it would be most beneficial for the 15-year-old’s career if he received regular playing time in the first-team, which he’s got more chance of receiving at Ibrox. (Daily Star)

Celtic to dedicate title to Tommy Burns

Brendan Rodgers says he’ll be thinking of Tommy Burns when Celtic clinch the Ladbrokes Premiership title. The Hoops just need a victory to become Scottish champions for the sixth successive year. (Daily Telegraph)

St Johnstone suspend duo

Both Danny Swanson and Richard Foster have been suspended by their club St Johnstone after the pair were sent off at half-time of Saturday’s game with Hamilton for fighting each other. The club say they will launch an internal investigation into the incident which saw the Perth side reduced to nine men. Hamilton eventually wore down the depleted visitors, winning the game thanks to a last-minute goal from Alex D’Acol. (Various)

Caixinha: Triple-sub enforced

Pedro Caixinha insists a combination of illness and injury forced him into making all three half-time substitutions during his team’s 1-1 draw with Motherwell. Clint Hill, Lee Hodson and captain Lee Wallace stayed in the changing room for the second half, replaced by Joe Garner, Andy Halliday and Michael O’Halloran. (The Scotsman)

Waghorn wants to become Rangers legend

Rangers striker Martyn Waghorn wishes to remain at the Ibrox club for the foreseeable future and become a legend similiar to the likes of Ally McCoist and Kris Boyd. The 27-year-old has been the subject of much speculation this term, having failed to sign an extension to his existing contract which expires at the end of next season. (Daily Record)

McGowan calls Dundee performance s***e

Dundee midfielder Paul McGowan attacked his side for their “s***e, p*** weak, and Sunday League” performance against Aberdeen on Friday night. The Dees lost 7-0 to Derek McInnes’ men, with Andy Considine grabbing a hat-trick for the visitors. McGowan believes there is a lack of fight within the Dundee camp, accusing his team-mates of wanting to hide as soon as they cross the white line. (Daily Record)