Celtic star wanted by Arsenal to replace countryman, Rangers attacker 'worth £25 million' this summer, Celtic 'should give' deadline to Eddie Howe - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Tuesday’s Scottish football news and gossip

Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard is reportedly wanted by Arsenal. Picture: SNS
Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard is reportedly wanted by Arsenal. Picture: SNS

Arsenal want Edouard

Arsenal are hoping to beat out Leicester City and other EPL suitors to sign Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard this summer as they are expected to seek a replacement for Alexandre Lacazette, who is expected to be sold. (Daily Express)

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Old Firm clash moved back

Rangers and Celtic’s Scottish Cup fourth-round meeting has been pushed back to Sunday April 18 as the Scottish FA confirmed a host of revised kick-offs to avoid clashing with the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday April 17. (The Scotsman)

Rae: Kent worth £25m

Former Rangers midfielder Alex Rae believes star attacker Ryan Kent should fetch the Ibrox side somewhere in the region of £25 million in the transfer market. (Scottish Sun)

McCoist urges SFA over final

Ally McCoist has urged Scottish football authorities to do everything in their power to allow at least some fans to attend next month’s Scottish Cup final. (The Scotsman)

Macca on Edouard

Frank McAvennie believes Odsonne Edouard has let the Celtic fans down but has backed him to pay them back against Rangers this weekend. (The Scotsman)

Celtic ‘should set Howe deadline’

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Ex-Celtic star Frank McAvennie believes the club should set a deadline for Eddie Howe to make up his mind about joining the Glasgow giants. He reckons the former Bournemouth boss should be given a couple of weeks or Celtic should move on to other targets. (Daily Record)

Rangers ‘played’ the system

John Collins ripped into Rangers and the Scottish FA over the Ibrox side being able to ‘play’ the system with regards to the appeals for the five players who broke Covid-19 protocols. (Daily Record)

Boyle hits back at Hughes

Martin Boyle has hit back at John Hughes' “bizarre” blast as the Hibs winger defended himself against fresh diving claims at Ibrox. The Australia international is worried he is building up a reputation for going down easy following Ross County manager Hughes' recent outburst. (Evening News)

United report loss

Dundee United have vowed to come out of the pandemic "a far stronger club" despite reporting a £3m loss in the financial year to June 2020. Chairman Mark Ogren praised fans for purchasing season tickets despite the uncertainty over attending matches and asked them not to request refunds. (The Scotsman)

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