Southampton set to land Victor Wanyama, Hibs circling Jermaine Renee Howe, Hearts and Dunfermline cup boost, and more
Hearts and Dunfermline hail cup fund boost
Troubled clubs Hearts and Dunfermline will get a funds boost from a new cup contest.
The Supporters Direct Scotland Fans’ Cup will be held at East End Park on Saturday at 2pm, and gate receipts from the game will be split equally between both clubs. (Scotsman)
Pat Fenlon in summer matches call
Hibs boss Pat Fenlon says Scottish football should consider summer fixtures in order to raise the game of the nation’s clubs in Europe.
Fenlon saw dramatic improvements in Ireland when they switched to a summer calendar in 2003, and he says the extra game time will help squads properly find their feet. (Herald)
Hibs circling Jermaine Renee Howe
Hibs are hoping to sign ex-Torquay striker Jermaine Rene Howe, in a bid to replace Leigh Griffiths.
Howe said on Twitter yesterday morning that he was heading to Edinburgh, which prompted suspicions that he could be destined for Hibs. (Daily Record)
Southampton set to land Victor Wanyama
Celtic star Victor Wanyama looks set to go to Southampton in a record-breaking transfer for Scottish football.
The £12.5m deal for the Kenyan hero would be a huge boost for the club, which originally bought him for £900,000 in 2011.
Dundee sign pair
Dundee have signed keeper Kyle Letheren and striker Steven Doris, each on two year deals.
The club have also taken on Carlo Monte as a triallist. (Daily Mail)
Ranger still want keeper
Rangers are still on the lookout for another keeper, despite having already made a large number of signings this summer.
Cammy Bell is the current number one but he is reported to be fighting a knee injury. (Sun)
Lyle Taylor turns down Rotherham
Falkirk’s Lyle Taylor won’t be going to Rotherham after a failure to agree personal terms with the English club.
It was thought that the striker would be headed south this summer.(Daily Mail)