Celtic star's cut-price deal link, Sheffield Utd midfielder urged to join Rangers, Parkhead favourite back in green strip - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

The SPFL Premiership split is looming large on the horizon – and clubs around the country have settled their squads in the transfer window and are now tricking up their teams for the run-in.

Rumour Mill

But that doesn’t mean there are not longer term plans being put into place, or discussed.

That’s meant the rumour mill has kept turning and this morning is no exception with plenty of links, transfer speculation and gossip.

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Rangers have again been linked with a summer midfield move and Celtic could be looking to move some players on and seek re-enforcements, and there’s also news in their new manager speculation – though Neil Lennon remains very much in place at the Parkhead dugout.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has agreed with Rangers and believes the Old Firm clubs are scrutinised to a different level in Scotland (Various)

It’s very much long-term talk at the moment but there are one or two moves that could still be made with free agents able to sign up for clubs outwith the transfer window – and one well-known player from Scottish football is in the speculation spotlight and could be back on these shores, well pitches, very soon.

It’s all here in the Rumour Mill for Friday, February 12, 2021.

Rangers youth striker Nathan Young-Coombes turned down a move to David Moyes' West Ham, and is poised to switch to Brentford in the Championship (Football Insider)
Kilmarnock could be the next destination for ex-Rangers and Hearts forward Kyle Lafferty after a move to Romania fell through (The Scotsman)
Celtic midfielder Tom Rogic is poised to leave in a cut-price deal with summer, according to reports. Two years ago the Aussie almost moved for £8m but could leave for around a quarter of that fee this year (Football Insider)
Former Rangers defender Alan Hutton has urged reported target John Lundstam to reconsider and make the move to Ibrox instead of staying in the Premier League with Leeds United and Burnley keen on the player (Football Insider)
However Steven Gerrard's hopes of luring him north have been complicated by Leeds United and Burnley entering the race for the Sheffield United midfielder who has been subject of much interest in the past six months (Sheffield Star)
Scotland manager Steve Clarke has emerged as a shock bookies' favourite to be the next manager of Celtic and odds have shortened dramatically (Scottish Sun)
Former England, Spurs and Leeds goalkeeper Paul Robinson has urged his former team-mate Frank Lampard to renew his rivalry with Steven Gerrard and move to Celtic (Glasgow Times)
Falkirk technical director Gary Holt says the Bairns would be ready to return to football tomorrow - but a two-week training warm-up would be fair for teams in currently suspended Leagues (BBC)
Emilio Izaguierre is back in a green shirt after making a move in Honduras, switching from Motagua to Marathon who play in green "it matches Celtic and I won many trophies there" said the international defender. (Scottish Sun)
Reported Celtic target Joel Randall has spoken of a 'dream move' to Celtic as links with the Exeter midfielder and Parkhead continue (Daily Record)
Celtic believe rising star Stephen Welsh has avoided serious injury after being stretchered off against St Mirren (Daily Record)