Rumour Mill: Wanyama open to Celtic return | Scotland could land O’Neill for free | SPFL star rejects Rangers talk

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Victor Wanyama says he’d be open to a return to Celtic one day, Scotland could land Michael O’Neill without paying compensation, and Dom Thomas has emphatically rejected any chance of him joining Rangers one day.

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Victor Wanyama starred at Celtic for two years. . Picture: Robert Perry

Victor Wanyama starred at Celtic for two years. . Picture: Robert Perry

Wanyama open to Celtic return

Victor Wanyama says he’d happily return to Celtic one day after revealing that he raves about his time at Parkhead to his team-mates at Tottenham Hotspur. The Kenyan midfielder reckons the Celtic Park atmosphere is the “best ever”. (Celtic Quick News)

Scotland could land O’Neill for free

Scotland will not have to pay compensation to Northern Ireland to land manager Michael O’Neill. A clause in his contract allows other international nations to swoop for nothing, while club sides would have to part with £750,000 to land the 48-year-old. (Scottish Sun)

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Thomas rejects Ibrox move talk

Dom Thomas has emphatically rejected any notion he’d sign for Rangers one day after being posed the question on social media. The Kilmarnock winger answered “never in a million years” after a Rangers supporter on Twitter asked him when he was signing for the Ibrox club. (Twitter)

Miller cancer battle

Ex-Celtic and Hibs midfielder Liam Miller is battling cancer, according to his friends in football. BBC pundit Tam McManus revealed that the 36-year-old, who also played for Manchester United, had undergone treatment in the US and will return to the British Isles. (Various)

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Levein open to Murrayfield switch

Hearts manager Craig Levein would not oppose playing Scotland international matches or domestic cup semi-finals and finals at BT Murrayfield instead of Hampden. The former Scotland boss has experienced being in the dugout at both stadiums – Hampden during his role as manager of the national team and the home of Scottish rugby with Hearts. (Evening News)

Dorrans to see specialist

Graham Dorrans will visit a specialist in a bid to overcome the ankle injury which has kept him out of Rangers’ last two games. The Ibrox midfielder limped out of his side’s 1-1 draw with Kilmarnock last month - Pedro Caixinha’s last match in charge - and the troublesome injury looks set to see the ex-Scottish international miss the upcoming double-header with Aberdeen. (Scottish Sun)

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Lafferty would love to finish career at Hearts

Kyle Lafferty would love the opportunity to finish his career at Hearts, the 30-year-old said as he once again praised the Tynecastle club for helping him to confront his gambling demons. The Northern Irish striker doubts whether he would have gone public with his issues had he been at any other club. (Scottish Sun)

Lustig wants to end career at Celtic

Mikael Lustig has revealed that he wants to finish his playing career with Celtic. The 30-year-old had previously spoken about his desire to return to his homeland before hanging up his boots, but is progressively becoming enamoured with the idea of seeing out his time with the Scottish champions. (Daily Record)

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