Celtic sale cash will boost Man City, Duo 'minds made up' on Rangers interest, Sunderland eye former Hibs and Aberdeen target, Edouard latest with Villa, West Ham and Leicester keen - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Transfer time is running out as February 1 looms large on the calendar.

Football Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill January 28(Photo by Rob Casey / SNS Group)

The first day of next month marks the end of the transfer window and will finalise clubs’ squads for the remainder of the season – save for any free agents recruited under freedom of contract rules.

But now, for many clubs, transfers are front and centre of all focus.

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There’s only one matchday left before the window closes for those final assessments and ppositional changes in the league to decide the route needed to be taken for the rest of season 2020-21 – but others have a clear run at the trading with games taking place next month.

Wigan are keen on taking Aberdeen midfielder Funso Ojo to the English League One (Daily Record)

Plenty of suggestions and speculative stories have been aired and you can be sure after a slow start to the month, things will heat up over these last five days.

Here are some more from around the football world in the Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill for Thursday, January 28, 2021.

Bournemouth manager Jason Tindall says reported Rangers targets Jack Simpson and Nnamdi Ofoborh have 'made their minds up' after the transfer interest from Ibrox. (Bournemouth Echo)
Manchester City are expected to make a ten-fold profit on Jeremie Frimong and take a sell-on fee in excess of £3m from the defender's move to Bayer Leverkusen - having sold him to Celtic for £350,000 (Manchester Evening News)
Neil Lennon says he knows the defensive recruitment needed at Celtic - but isn't sure if he'll be able to carry out the transfer dealings needed this month (The Scotsman)
Ross Stewart of Ross County is now interesting Sunderland and a bid being lined up. Aberdeen and Hibs have previously been linked with the forward. (Scottish Sun)
Former Celtic forward Charlie Nicholas has urged his former club to sell Odsonne Edouard this month. Leicester, West Ham and Aston Villa have all been linked with the French forward (Express)
Manchester City and Celtic are both keen on Hibs left-back Josh Doig who played for Jack Ross' side last night against Rangers (Goal.com)
Barnsley are attempting to steal a march on Celtic and Tottenham and have made a bid for in-demand Wigan forward Kyle Joseph says journalist Alan Nixon (@reluctantnicko)
Ex-Easter Road favourite Derek Riordan has said a return for Leigh Griffiths on loan would be an ideal signing for Hibs this month (Edinburgh Football Show)
Rangers-bound Scott Wright was one of the highlights of Aberdeen's 0-0 draw with St Johnstone, after Derek McInnes stuck by the Dons winger in the face of fan criticism (The Scotsman)