Celtic linked with Scotland hero signing, Rangers' Europa injury scare, winger transfer 'worth the gamble', Edouard move warning - Scottish Premiership rumour mill

Rumours, gossip, speculation and stories from around the Scottish Premiership on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.

Rumour Mill - February 17
Rumour Mill - February 17

Celtic have already made moves in their summer signing spree and there are plenty of other links to players both in and out of the doors at Lennoxtown and Parkhead.

Neil Lennon’s side are gearing up for a game against Aberdeen this evening, catching up on missed matches earlier in the season.

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It’s a little quieter elsewhere with Rangers preparing for a Europa League crunch match in the knock-out stage tomorrow night, though there is suggestion of moves being made involving the club – and an ex-Celtic youth is preparing for a high profile switch across the pond.

Stuart Findlay - a reported defensive target for Hearts - is on the verge of disappointing Robbie Neilson and sealing a deal in the MLS with Philadelphia Union (Evening News)

It’s all here in the SPFL Premiership rumour mill for Wednesday, February 17.

Scott McTominay is constantly evolving as a player and the future is bright for the Scotland midfielder says former Manchester United midfielder Luke Chadwick (CaughtOffside)
Neil Lennon has revealed Liam Shaw of Sheffield Wednesday is a done deal for Celtic - on a pre-contract agreement ahead of a move this summer (The Scotsman)
Seeing Jeremie Frimpong excel at Celtic and earn a move to the Bundesliga played a part in persuading Liam Shaw Celtic was a good career move for the versatile Owls midfielder (Football Insider)
Rangers could be forced to face Royal Antwerp without talismanic captain James Tavernier who has picked up a knock in training (Daily Mail)
Former Sunderland striker Kevin Phillips says a permanent deal for Rangers winger Jordan Jones would be 'worth the gamble'. (Football Insider)
David Marshall would be open to a return to Celtic this summer to solve the Parkhead goalkeeping issues. The Derby County goalkeeper began his career with the Hoops and famously rose to prominence against Barcelona in the Nou Camp in one of his first appearances (The Times)
Sean Dyche says the contract situation with Robbie Brady will 'work itself out'. The Burnley player has been linked to a pre-contract move to Celtic (Lancashire Live)
Odsonne Edouard may have to temper his ambitions of making a high-profile move to a big-name club after the COVID pandemic hit football finances, according to expert Kieran Maguire. He highlighted a lack of cash in his homeland with Juventus, Arsenal and Real Madrid also linked previously (Glasgow Times)
But Neil Lennon thinks the French forward has bounced back to his best after getting over the disappointment of missing out on a move last summer (The Scottish Sun)