Celtic told they 'don't need' incoming striker, Morelos now committed to Rangers as Lille drop interest, Kilmarnock eye Hearts keeper, season in threat over Boli Bolingoli 'protocol breach' - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Tuesday’s Scottish football news and gossip

Celtic's Boli Bolingoli is alleged to have travelled to Spain and returned without undergoing the 14-day quarantine. Picture: SNS

Celtic ‘don’t need’ striker

Charlie Nicholas insists Celtic don’t need West Ham United striker Albian Ajeti, who is set to sign on a one-year loan in the next 48 hours, as he called on the Scottish champions to sign three defenders to help their 10-in-a-row bid. (Daily Express)

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Scottish Premiership in doubt

The Scottish Premiership could be paused two weeks into the new season following what appears to be a serious breach of protocols. Celtic star Boli Bolingoli is under investigation from the Scottish champions for going to Spain recently and not following the 14-day quarantine rules. (The Scotsman)

Aberdeen game still in doubt

Aberdeen’s home Premiership clash with Hamilton Accies on Wednesday night remains in doubt after professor Jason Leitch, the national clinical director, said he could not guarantee the game can go ahead. (The Scotsman)

Hearts sign winger

Hearts have completed the signing of former Ipswich Town winger Jordan Roberts on a two-year contract/ The 26-year-old trained at Riccarton yesterday morning before putting pen to paper to become manager Robbie Neilson’s second summer signing after goalkeeper Craig Gordon. (The Scotsman)

Killie after Doyle

Kilmarnock are looking to sign Hearts goalkeeper Colin Doyle on a loan deal after injury ruled out summer signing Jake Eastwood for three months. (Daily Record)

Hibs want to keep duo

Jack Ross is hopeful that midfield duo Daryl Horgan and Joe Newell, both on expiring deals, will extend their stay at Easter Road – but the Hibs head coach admits the current situation makes long-term planning difficult. (Evening News)

Morelos committed to Rangers

Alfredo Morelos is committed to Rangers as the player’s proposed deal to Lille looks to be dead in the water. The Ligue 1 side are set to complete the signing of Jonathan David on a £27 million deal, which will all but end their interest in the Ibrox star. (Daily Record)

Rangers ‘shouldn’t sell Morelos’

Former Rangers winger Mark Walters believes his old club will harm their prospects of stopping Celtic from winning ten-in-a-row this season if they agree to sell Alfredo Morelos. (The Scotsman)

Jullien ‘needs to toughen up’

Having watched Christopher Jullien bullied into the concession of the penalty kick which saw Celtic drop their first two points of the season at Rugby Park on Sunday, Alan Stubbs agrees with the widespread view that the 6ft 5ins central defender needs to toughen up. (The Scotsman)

Kabamba aiming for third

Nicke Kabamba believes Kilmarnock’s performance against Celtic on Sunday has set the template for a bid to finish best of the rest in the Scottish Premiership this season. (The Scotsman)

Morrison moves to Falkirk

Falkirk have signed Hearts winger Callumn Morrison on a one-year contract after he ended a seven-year stay at Tynecastle Park. The 21-year-old played 42 times in maroon but has moved permanently to League One. (Evening News)


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