Celtic set to defy manager target Eddie Howe, SPFL side eye deal for Rangers attacker, Celtic striker jets out to complete transfer - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Thursday’s Scottish football news and gossip

Eddie Howe wanted Richard Hughes to be hired as Celtic's new director of football. Picture: Getty

Rangers seek clarity

Rangers are seeking clarification from UEFA over Glen Kamara’s three-game ban after Slavia Prague’s Ondrej Kudela was found guilty of racially abusing the midfielder. Rangers plan to appeal the decision to punish Kamara as well as the four-game ban given to Kemar Roofe for a high challenge which left Slavia goalkeeper Ondrej Kolar with a fractured skull in the same match. (The Scotsman)

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Davidson wants Middleton next term

St Johnstone boss Callum Davidson would like to keep Glenn Middleton around at McDiarmid Park next season. The youngster is on loan at the Perth club from Rangers for the remainder of the 2020/21 season. (Scottish Sun)

Klimala jets out

Patryk Klimala jetted out to the United States last night as the Celtic striker closes in on a move to New York Red Bulls that could ultimately be worth more than the £3.5 million the club paid for him last January. (Scottish Sun)

Celtic to defy Howe wishes

Celtic are set to defy the wishes of No.1 managerial target Eddie Howe by hiring Fergal Harkin as their new director of football. The Irishman is the football partnerships and pathways manager at Manchester City and is said to be a big Celtic fan. Howe had wanted Celtic to hire ex-Scotland international Richard Hughes for the role. (Football Insider)

Mellon ‘loves’ United

Micky Mellon insists he "loves" his job at Dundee United amid speculation he could be moving to Doncaster Rovers and wants to stay around to meet the club’s fan base after ten months of little supporter interaction. (The Scotsman)

Ross pleased with Allan

Hibs manager Jack Ross is pleased with the progress Scott Allan is making at Inverness Caledonian Thistle as the playmaker continues his return to full fitness. Allan has started Inverness’ past three matches and his progress is being closely monitored by the Easter Road boss. (Evening News)

Gordon on Stone

Hearts goalkeeper Craig Gordon has revealed Harry Stone has been “very happy with his performances” on loan at Albion Rovers. The 18-year-old has earned rave reviews since joining the Cliftonhill side. (Evening News)

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