Celtic star wanted for summer transfer move, former Parkhead star set for controversial switch, Hibs loanee won't rule out Easter Road return - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Tuesday’s Scottish football news and gossip.

Celtic defender Nir Bitton is wanted by a club in his homeland. Picture: SNS
Celtic defender Nir Bitton is wanted by a club in his homeland. Picture: SNS

Israeli side chase Bitton

Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv are looking to bring home Celtic defender Nir Bitton this summer as the Parkhead side gear up for a summer clearance. The international is under contract for another two years so Celtic will want a decent transfer fee for the player. (Scottish Sun)

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Izaguirre for controversial move

Former Celtic left-back Emilio Izaguirre is set to make a controversial move after being frozen out at boyhood heroes Motagua. The 34-year-old is now a free agent and in discussions with their Honduran title rivals Marathon. (Daily Record)

Celtic should’ve binned Brown

Celtic should have replaced Scott Brown in last summer’s transfer window, according to former player and assistant manager John Collins. (Scottish Sun)

Ajeti hearing delayed

Celtic striker Albian Ajeti's fast-track hearing has been put back 24 hours. Ajeti will discover on Tuesday whether he will serve a two-match ban after being accused of simulation. (The Scotsman)

McInnes gets vote of confidence

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has the backing of the club's hierarchy despite a run of poor results, Pittodrie chairman Dave Cormack has confirmed. (The Scotsman)

Mallan could return

Hibs midfielder Stevie Mallan hasn't given up on a future at Easter Road, despite heading out on loan to Turkey. (Evening News)

Missed Covid test reason for delay

Alloa’s home match with Queen of the South kicked off late on Saturday – because the match official did not have the required Covid test. (The Scotsman)

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