Rumour Mill: Rangers target two more key signings | Celtic to change tactics? | Rangers hit back at McKay

Rangers are set to bring in at least two new faces before the start of the season, Celtic could be set to rejig their formation and Rangers hit back at Barrie McKay’s claims he was mistreated by Pedro Caixinha. All this and more in today’s rumour mill.

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Dundee's Sofien Moussa battles for the ball against Buckie Thistle's Lewis Mackinnon. Picture: SNS/Kenny Smith

Dundee 2 - 0 Buckie: Dee stumble to victory over part-timers

Dundee moved themselves joint top of Group C in the SPFL Betfred Cup thanks to goals in either half from Faissal El Bakhtaoui and Sofien Moussa to sink Highland League champions Buckie Thistle at Dens Park.

Dundee manager Neil McCann has brought in Elliott Parish to challenge Scott Bain. Picture: SNS.

Neil McCann glad to have keeper competition at Dundee

Dundee manager Neil McCann is happy with the competition throughout his squad after bringing in former Colchester and Accrington goalkeeper Elliott Parish.

Dundee manager Neil McCann has already brought in a number of new recruits. Picture: SNS

Why Dundee fans are rightly optimistic about the new season

New boss Neil McCann may be a rookie in the role, but he’s went about his transfer business in the manner of a seasoned professional, as Craig Fowler writes.

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Brendan Rodgers will monitor Chelsea defender Kyle Jameson over the next two weeks. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: Celtic cast eye over Chelsea defender | Club 1872 membership surges | Partick Thistle want Miles Storey

Celtic have taken Chelsea defender Kyle Jameson on a two-week trial, Rangers supporters group Club 1872 has enjoyed a surge in membership, and Partick Thistle are considering a move for Aberdeen attacker Miles Storey.

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Dundee's latest signing Randy Wolters scored a late winner. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Arbroath 1 - 2 Dundee: Fans enjoy Dutch treat


Rangers celebrate winning the Scottish league tiotle in 2005. Picture: SNS.

Scotsman poll: Majority of fans want Rangers’ titles stripped

We asked readers of The Scotsman: ‘Should Rangers be stripped of their titles won between 2001 and 2010’ following Wednesday’s ruling by the Supreme Court in favour of HMRC over the club’s use of Employee Benefit Trusts.

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Scott Bain has one year left on his contract. Picture: John Devlin

Hearts target Scott Bain ‘happy’ at Dundee - Neil McCann

Dundee manager Neil McCann has insisted Scott Bain is “happy” at Dens Park amid reports of interest from other clubs, including Hearts.

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Kyle Lafferty was wanted by both Hearts and Hibs

Rumour Mill: Lennon accuses Lafferty | Partick Thistle want O’Halloran | Blackpool chase Hibs midfielder

Neil Lennon has accused Kyle Lafferty of failing to keep his word, Partick Thistle have joined the chase for Rangers winger Michael O’Halloran, and Blackpool wish to sign Dylan McGeouch from Hibs.

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Mario Pasalic (right) is reportedly a target of Celtic. Picture: Getty

Rumour Mill: Celtic chase Chelsea midfielder | Aberdeen to lose out on Maloney & May | Graham Dorrans undergoes medical

Celtic have joined the battle for Chelsea midfielder Mario Pasalic, Aberdeen are set to lose out on signing targets Shaun Maloney and Stevie May, and Graham Dorrans arrives in Glasgow to sign for Rangers.

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Celtic's Leigh Griffiths opens the scoring against Hearts in a 2-0 win in May. Picture: SNS

TV dates and times for opening fixtures of season announced

Celtic’s opening clash of the new SPFL Premiership season against Hearts has been switched to a lunchtime kick off for TV.

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Randy Wolters promises he will battle to the end for his new Dundee team-mates. Picture: SNS.

Randy Wolters vows to fight the good fight for Dundee

Keep off the grass. Not everyone in his Dutch homeland subscribes to this advice. But when new Dundee signing Randy Wolters is around, it might be wise.

Rangers and Celtic have had very different transfer windows to this point. Picture: John Devlin

What each Scottish Premiership side must do in the transfer window

Joel Sked looks at each of the 12 top flight clubs and where their transfer business needs to be concentrated.

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Rumour Mill: Brendand Rodgers blasts Dave King | Joe Miller apologises to Linfield | Andy Halliday’s Rangers career ‘isn’t over’

Brendan Rodgers hits back at Rangers chairman Dave King, Joe Miller has apologised to Linfield, and Aberdeen have made a new offer for Stevie May.

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Greg Stewart after completing his move to Aberdeen. Picture: SNS

What Aberdeen are getting in ex-Dundee star Greg Stewart

Aberdeen have completed the signing of 27-year-old Greg Stewart on a season-long loan from Birmingham City. Craig Fowler gives his take on the deal.

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Greg Stewart failed to score for Birmingham City last term. Picture: Getty

Done deal: Greg Stewart completes loan move to Aberdeen

Aberdeen have announced the signing of Greg Stewart from Birmingham City on a season-long loan.

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Alberto Moreno finds the net in a friendly match between Liverpool and Sydney FC. Picture: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Moreno and Taylor to Celtic? | Ex-Newcastle ace linked with Gers | Blues to battle Rangers for McLean

Liverpool could offer Alberto Moreno to Celtic as part of a deal for Kieran Tierney; Hoops also keeping tabs on Leeds left back and Rangers linked with moves for ex-Newcastle midfielder and Kenny McLean

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Ann Budge and Hearts were not best pleased with the fixture list announcement. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Six biggest gripes with the 2017/18 Premiership fixture list

Today saw the release of the Ladbrokes Premiership fixture list for the 2017/18 season. When the SPFL makes the announcement, or any announcement in fact, it’s usually met with widespread derision from the fans of Scottish football. We love our football in this country, and we love moaning about it even more.

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Celtic will take on Hearts in their opening match of the 2017/18 Ladbrokes Premiership season. Picture: SNS

SPFL announce fixture list for 2017/18 Ladbrokes Premiership

Celtic will begin the defence of their Ladbrokes Premiership crown with a home clash against Hearts.

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PSV defender Joshua Brenet is a target of Celtic. Picture: Getty

Rumour Mill: Celtic eye Joshua Brenet | Hearts keen on Newcastle striker | Rangers register Pena and Herrera

Celtic are one of six clubs monitoring Dutch international Joshua Brenet, Hearts are interested in signing Newcastle striker Tom Heardman on a season-long loan, and Mexican pair Carlos Pena and Eduardo Herrera will be available for Rangers’ Europa League opener after the pair were registered with Uefa.

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