Celtic star wanted as part of £75m spending spree, Rangers ace completes move away from Ibrox, Hearts set to lose out on signing target - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Thursday’s Scottish football news and gossip

Celtic defender Kristoffer Ajer. Picture: SNS
Celtic defender Kristoffer Ajer. Picture: SNS

Milan eye Ayer

Milan are looking to lure Kristoffer Ajer to the San Siro this summer as part of a £75million war chest. It is believed it would take an offer of around £20million for Celtic to sell the centre-back. (Scottish Sun)

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Positive talks for Nicholson

Bristol Rovers have held positive talks with Sam Nicholson as they accelerate their pursuit of the former Hearts winger. Now a free agent, he has spoken to both Rovers and Hearts and so far the offer from the English League One club is the better of the two. (Evening News)

Haliday delivers Sadiq verdict

Andy Halliday says he’s shocked by the rumours linking Umar Sadiq with a move to Manchester United. The former Rangers utility man insists Sadiq never showed much in training during his brief stay at Ibrox. (Scottish Sun)

Polster completes move

Matt Polster’s departure from Rangers has been confirmed with the 27-year-old returning to the MLS to sign a three-year deal with New England Revolution. (Daily Record)

SPFL plan set to fail

The SPFL is unlikely to secure emergency powers to shutdown the season in the event of a second coronavirus wave as Scottish clubs look set to vote down the proposal. (Daily Record)

SFA still in talks over semis

The Scottish FA is still locked in talks over rescheduled dates for the two Scottish Cup semi-finals that were put on hold as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. (The Scotsman)

United fans close to target

Two Dundee United fans are nearing the £10,000 mark through fundraising to help with the club’s costs as part of the legal defence against Hearts and Partick Thistle. (The Scotsman)

Stanton hails Hibees

Hibs legend Pat Stanton has saluted the Easter Road fans for their unwavering financial support for the club during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (The Scotsman)

- Stanton is hopeful supporters will be allowed back in stadiums soon – to avoid matches feeling too much like meaningless friendly games. (The Scotsman)


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