Rumour Mill: Erik Sviatchenko | Scott Allan

CELTIC target Danish defender, new Rangers manager is pushed to pick up Scott Allan, Guidetti’s agent eyes a move to Italy

Danish defender Erik Sviatchenko sees Celtic as a possibility, according to his agent. Picture: Getty
Danish defender Erik Sviatchenko sees Celtic as a possibility, according to his agent. Picture: Getty

Celtic target Danish defender Erik Sviatchenko

The Hoops have joined a number of other clubs including Lille, Bourmemouth and Stoke City in eyeing up the Danish defender Erik Sviatchenko, who currently plays for Danish Superliga champions FC Midtjylland.

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The 23-year-old’s agent has said that Celtic have a chance of signing him over rivals, due to their heritage and current status in European football.(Express)

John Guidetti’s agent reveals Lazio interest

The former Celtic loanee is said to be wanted around a number of European teams including in Serie A, according to his agent Carlo Cavalleri.

The Swede is currently a free agent after being released by parent club Manchester City at the end of this season.

“Verona and Lazio have been following the player” Cavalleri told an Italian website

“He likes Italy. But you have to take into account that the lad is being looked at all across Europe.” (Football-Italia)

Mark Warburton urged to spend on Hibs striker Scott Allan by Rangers legend

The newly appointed Brentford boss is being urged to buy Hibs striking talent Scott Allan by Derek Johnstone.

The 23-year-old player has previously stated that he grew up supporting Rangers and that his idol was Paul Gascoigne.

Johnstone believes Allan is the right for Warburton’s side, saying: “Scott Allan is a great player. We could have had him before he went to Hibs. He has been outstanding this season.” (Evening Times)

Moshni ‘may quit football’ after 7-game ban

The ex-Rangers defender may look for another career after his 7-game ban, after his unexpected appearance at the hearing into his misconduct charge.

The Tunisian international is now unlikely to play again in British football and his footballing career looks uncertain:

“If a manager trusts me, I will be happy to play for him. If no-one trusts me, it’s okay. I will find a job and work” (Scotsman)

Nadir Ciftci’s agent insists there’s been ‘no contact’ over a move to Parkhead

The Dundee United striker’s agent Pierre van Hooijdonk denied any contact from Parkhead about the Celtic player. The striker had turned down a contract extension, with Parkhead rumoured to be his next location. However, his agent stated ““There has never been any formal interest from Celtic,”

Ciftci could likely be facing a lengthy ban, after being accused of biting Jim McAlister in the Tayside derby on the final day of the season. (Evening Times)

Ross County recruit Hartlepool United winger Johnathan Franks

Ross County continue to strengthen this summer with the sigining of English winger Johnathan Franks from Harterpool United.

The 25-year-old becomes County’s seventh signing in this transfer window - having already picked up Michael Gardyne, Scott Fox, Brian Graham, Dean Holden, Ian McShane and Stewart Murdoch (BBC)