Blow for Celtic bid to bring hero back in January, Steven Gerrard backed as 'ideal replacement' for EPL boss, Motherwell sound out ex-Premiership manager - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Monday’s Scottish football news and gossip

Former Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster. Picture: SNS
Former Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster. Picture: SNS

Forster hopes blow for Celtic

Any hope of Celtic convincing Fraser Forster to return in the January transfer window have taken a significant blow as the previously out-of-favour Southampton keeper has been given the chance to stake a claim as the club’s No.1 following a positive Covid-19 test from Alex McCarthy. (Scottish Sun)

Gerrard ideal replacement for Klopp

Steven Gerrard is a ready-made replacement for Jurgen Klopp as manager of Liverpool once the German decides to leave the club, according to Rangers legend Ally McCoist. (Scottish Sun)

Rangers: It’s not over yet

Rangers midfielder Bongani Zungu says he and his team-mates have taken a big stride in their pursuit of the Scottish Premiership title, but insists the league race is not over yet. (The Scotsman)

Motherwell reach out to Wright

Motherwell have reached out to Tommy Wright about the possibility of the Northern Irishman becoming their new manager. The 57-year-old has been out of work since leaving St Johnstone in the summer. (Scottish Sun)

Gallagher blasts Well team-mates

Motherwell defender Declan Gallagher has blasted his team-mates for failing to show “heart and desire” and leaving ex-boss Stephen Robinson looking like a “beaten man”. (Scottish Sun)

Hibs set to sign Cadden

Hibs expect to wrap up the signing of former Motherwell player Chris Cadden within the next few days. The 24-year-old, who came through the Fir Park youth ranks, made over 130 first team appearances for the Steelmen before quitting the Premiership in July 2019. (Evening News)

Zlamal can leave Hearts

Hearts have told Czech goalkeeper Zdenek Zlamal he can leave Tynecastle Park this month if he finds a new club. The 35-year-old has not played since Robbie Neilson was appointed manager last June and is out of contract this summer. (Evening News)

Wright hope for McInnes

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes is hoping the return of Scott Wright from a hernia injury can help his shot-shy side after a frustrating goalless draw with Dundee United. (The Scotsman)

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