Celtic legend backed to become next manager, Spanish coach tipped for Parkhead job, Steve Clarke the 'tailor-made candidate' - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Monday’s Scottish football news and gossip

Frimpong backs Brown for Celtic job

Former Celtic right-back Jeremie Frimpong insists the Parkhead side already have a “great manager” within their ranks in the form of club captain Scott Brown (The Scotsman)

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Spanish coach tipped for job

Celtic midfielder and club captain Scott Brown. Picture: SNS

Domenec Torrent, former assistant to Pep Guardiola, has been tipped by renowned Spanish journalist Guillem Balague to become the next manager of Celtic. The 58-year-old is a free agent after leaving Brazilian side Flamengo. (Daily Record)

Brown tips Scotland boss

Former Scotland manager Craig Brown reckons Celtic have a “tailor-made” replacement for Neil Lennon in the form of current national team boss Steve Clarke. (Scottish Sun)

Lambert rules himself out of Celtic job

Former Celtic midfielder Paul Lambert says he does not want to tarnish his past with the club by succeeding former team-mate Neil Lennon. (The Scotsman)

Scottish football waits on SG decision

The decision on when Scottish football’s lower leagues and women’s game can return has been bounced back to Holyrood, the Scottish Football Association has said, leaving fans, players and clubs waiting for good news. (The Scotsman)

Ex-Rangers hero retires

Former Rangers striker Nikica Jelavic has been told to enjoy his retirement by Lokomotiva Zagreb, after announcing the end of his playing career due to injury. (The Scotsman)

Smith, Boyce need treatment

Michael Smith and Steven Naismith continue to receive treatment at Riccarton after suffering calf injuries in Hearts’ 1-1 draw with Inverness on Friday night. The club captain is likely to miss Saturday’s match with Dundee, though Hearts are hopeful Smith will make the Tynecastle clash. (Evening News)

Get Rooney on the bus

St Johnstone boss Callum Davidson insists Betfred Cup match-winner Shaun Rooney is the answer to Scotland’s right-back question ahead of this summer’s Euros. (Daily Record)

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