Rumour Mill: Norwich join Jason Cummings hunt | Blackburn want Charlie Mulgrew | Old Firm chase Josh Brownhill

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Hibernian striker Jason Cummings is wanted by English Premier League side Norwich City, Blackburn Rovers are interested in out-of-contract Hoops midfielder Charlie Mulgrew, and Celtic and Rangers show interest in Preston’s Josh Brownhill.

Jason Cummings wanted by Norwich City

Hibs top scorer Jason Cummings. Picture: SNS

Hibs top scorer Jason Cummings. Picture: SNS

Alex Neil has become the latest English football manager credited with interest in Hibs striker Jason Cummings.

The youngster has been in great goalscoring form this season, which has alerted a number of clubs south of the border. (The Sun)

Blackburn interested in Charlie Mulgrew

Blackburn Rovers are looking to snap up Celtic midfielder Charlie Mulgrew on a pre-contract.

Josh Brownhill is being watched by both Celtic and Rangers

Josh Brownhill is being watched by both Celtic and Rangers

Mulgrew was the subject of a scouting mission by Rovers scout Tommy Johnson, who used to play for Celtic in the late-90s.

The former striker confirmed Mulgrew was someone the club was looking at signing. (Daily Record)

Kilmarnock trio to leave Rugby Park

Jamie Hamill, Scott Robinson and Ross Barbour will all be told they can leave Kilmarnock this summer.

None of the three have played since January and have been told to look for other clubs. (The Sun)

Celtic and Rangers chase Josh Brownhill

Both Celtic and Rangers are keen on highly-rated Preston North End midfielder Josh Brownhill,

Brownhill is currently impressing out on loan at Barnsley and is not short of admirers, but both Old Firm sides are confident they can secure his signature. (Various)

Ronny Deila says Celtic situation is ‘critical’

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has claimed that he is not worried about being dismissed after a dismal run of performances and results which have shattered his ambitions of winning a domestic treble and are now threatening the club’s prospects of winning a fifth successive championship. (Scotsman)

Barry Robson says Aberdeen can catch Celtic

Barry Robson is not perturbed by the task facing second-placed Aberdeen as they attempt to overhaul Celtic
between now and the end of the Premiership season. Tapping into his experience, the veteran midfielder does not believe a four-point gap, with ten games remaining, is unsurmountable. (Scotsman)

Seven things we learned from Scottish football midweek

Craig Fowler looks back at a busy couple of days in the top two divisions.

5 key moments that wrecked Hibs’ title challenge

Hibs find themselves 14 points adrift of Rangers in the Championship title race with nine matches remaining. How did their challenge become so unstuck?

Chris Konopka joins Ross County on trial

American goalkeeper Chris Konopka has joinined the Staggies on trial with a view to winning a permanent deal. (Press & Journal)

McInnes backs Church for Wales call-up

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes is delighted with the storming start Simon Church has made to his loan with the Dons.

The Wales international has strengthened his case for being included in Chris Coleman’s squad for this summer’s European Championships with three goals in five appearances since joining from Championship club MK Dons. (Press & Journal)

Best still to come says Roberts

Celtic winger Patrick Roberts is confident that the club will see his best performances in the coming weeks of the season.

The 19-year-old joined the Scottish champions from Manchester City during the winter transfer window, on a loan deal until the end of next season, and made his debut for the Bhoys against Inverness last month as a late substitute. (Various)

Celtic’s Dedryck Boyata loses red card appeal

Dedryck Boyata’s appeal against his red card against Hamilton has failed.

The Celtic defender was sent off at New Douglas Park last Friday for a challenge on Hamilton’s Carlton Morris. (Scotsman)

Christie earns Celtic victory over Rangers

Ryan Christie’s second-half strike gave Celtic’s Development Side a deserved 1-0 victory over their Rangers counterparts at Murray Park to stretch their lead at the top of the table to 12 points.

The 21-year-old had impressed throughout the match as the young Hoops made most of the running and he found the net with 18 minutes remaining on the clock, finishing emphatically into the far corner after Joe Thomson had stolen possession with some determined pressing. (Celtic FC)

Champions League changes would be a disaster - Doncaster

Scottish Professional Football League chief executive Neil Doncaster feels plans to create an invitation-only Champions League is a potential disaster and a clear and present danger to the future of the game in Scotland. (Record)

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