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Aliou Traore (left) and Dion McGhee pictured before a Manchester United Under-23 game in January. The duo are on Celtic and Rangers' radars respectively
Aliou Traore (left) and Dion McGhee pictured before a Manchester United Under-23 game in January. The duo are on Celtic and Rangers' radars respectively

Celtic linked with Traore

Celtic have been linked with a move for Manchester United starlet Aliou Traore. The midfielder's Old Trafford contract is up next summer and the Hoops have already been sniffing around the former PSG youngster who is highly regarded by the Red Devils hierarchy. (Glasgow Live)

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McGhee to Rangers?

Rangers have been linked with a move for free agent Dion McGhee, who recently left Manchester United. The 19-year-old attacking midfielder has been the subject of interest from Wolves, West Ham and Derby, with Old Trafford fans praising his "wand of a left foot". (Daily Star)

Morelos 'hints at exit'

Alfredo Morelos' reply to a birthday tweet from Rangers' official Twitter account has led some Ibrox fans to believe the Colombian striker is on his way out of the club. Replying to the message, the 24-year-old said: "Thank you Rangers for everything" which many supporters are taking as a "goodbye" message to the club. (Various)

Stoke eye Boyle swoop

Stoke City have been linked with a £1 million move for Hibs attacker Martin Boyle, whose Easter Road contract expires next summer. The Australian international is yet to agree a new deal with the Capital club and Stoke could make a move this summer. (The Sun)

Gordon open to Hearts return

Craig Gordon is understood to be considering a return to former club Hearts, despite the offer of a new deal from Celtic. The 37-year-old has a two-year deal on the table from the Tynecastle club and was also a rumoured target for St Mirren, but despite the Hoops' new approach, the veteran shot-stopper is said to be unimpressed by Celtic's offer. (The Sun)

Hearts strike Neilson deal

Hearts have finalised Robbie Neilson’s return as manager on a three-year contract. Dundee United will receive compensation from the Edinburgh club, with Neilson declaring he couldn’t turn down the chance to go back to Tynecastle Park. Tannadice officials initially rejected Ann Budge’s surprise approach for their manager, but they relented once Neilson made it clear he wanted to talk to his former employers. (Evening News)

Hoops eye Christie extension

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has revealed he wants to secure the future of Ryan Christie on a long-term contract with the Scottish champions. Christie is going into the penultimate season of his current deal with Celtic and Lennon has confirmed that an improved deal for the midfielder is a priority. (The Scotsman)

Hayes returns to Dons

Jonny Hayes has confirmed his return to Aberdeen after exiting Celtic, signing a two-year deal with the Dons. The Irish winger spent five seasons with the Pittodrie side before joining the Hoops in 2017 and the 32-year-old will link up once more with manager Derek McInnes. (Evening Express)

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