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Celtic interest in £12m star, Rangers eye Premier League recruit, Parkhead ace to get new contract, Hearts injury blow, new Scotland right-back, Aberdeen could have lost star earlier - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

All the latest news, transfer speculation and more from the SPFL.

Following the fifth weekend of Scottish Premiership action the league has an unusual look with both Edinburgh clubs struggling at the bottom of the table. Meanwhile, Celtic and Rangers are in European action this week as they both look to England for recruits.

Nir Bitton could be handed a new Celtic contract. The Israeli has already played more times this campaign than last term. He is out of contract at the end of the season but Neil Lennon is keen on keeping him. (Scottish Sun)

5. Bitton contract

Nir Bitton could be handed a new Celtic contract. The Israeli has already played more times this campaign than last term. He is out of contract at the end of the season but Neil Lennon is keen on keeping him. (Scottish Sun)
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Ross Wilson is one name which has been linked with a move to Ibrox. The Scot is currentlySouthampton's director of football operationshaving previously worked with Falkirk, Watford and Huddersfield Town. (Daily Record)

6. Ex-Bairn linked

Ross Wilson is one name which has been linked with a move to Ibrox. The Scot is currentlySouthampton's director of football operationshaving previously worked with Falkirk, Watford and Huddersfield Town. (Daily Record)
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Hearts star Conor Washington is set to miss the Edinburgh derby. The striker came on in the second half of the Tynecastle side's 3-2 home loss to Motherwell but limped off after appearing to pull a hamstring. (Scottish Sun)

7. Hearts injury blow

Hearts star Conor Washington is set to miss the Edinburgh derby. The striker came on in the second half of the Tynecastle side's 3-2 home loss to Motherwell but limped off after appearing to pull a hamstring. (Scottish Sun)
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Neil Lennon has revealed that he tried to bring Victor Wanyama back to Celtic in the transfer window but admitted it "never got off the ground". However, he may return for the midfielder in January. (Scottish Sun)

8. Celtic to return for 12m star

Neil Lennon has revealed that he tried to bring Victor Wanyama back to Celtic in the transfer window but admitted it "never got off the ground". However, he may return for the midfielder in January. (Scottish Sun)
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