Fraser Forster to Celtic latest, Rangers reassure fans over Sports Direct, Scottish Premiership fixtures expected to be released - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Thursday’s Scottish football news and gossip
Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster. Picture: SNSCeltic goalkeeper Fraser Forster. Picture: SNS
Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster. Picture: SNS

Fraser Forster to Celtic latest

Celtic insist they’ve done everything they can to try and bring Fraser Forster back to the club after the goalkeeper reneged on a deal to return to Parkhead on loan for the 2020/21 season. (Scottish Sun)

- Celtic suspect Fraser Forster has been offered a long-term deal elsewhere with a number of English clubs in the market for an experienced back-up stopper. (Daily Record)

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- Mohamed Elyounoussi insists there’s still a chance Fraser Forster could return to Glasgow for another campaign after the Southampton star completed his own loan switch back to Celtic. (Scottish Sun)

Rangers reassure fans

Rangers have sought to reassure their fans over Sports Direct’s involvement in the retailing of their new Castore-produced home strip. The sportswear firm advertised “exclusive” sales of the strip, but the club insist all sales will “benefit” Rangers. (The Scotsman)

Aberdeen in limbo

Aberdeen are facing an anxious 24 hours as they wait to see if they have a coronavirus outbreak within their training grounds after one player was confirmed to have tested positive for Covid-19. (Daily Record)

McClaren gives reasons for snubbing United

Former England boss Steve McClaren says he was thoroughly impressed with Dundee United’s infrastructure and the club’s ambitions, but claims the offer to manage the Tannadice side came at the wrong time in his career. (Daily Record)

SPFL get list of potential SFA panellists

The Scottish Football Association have drawn up a list of potential candidates to rule on Hearts’ and Partick Thistle's legal case against the Scottish Professional Football League. Edinburgh’s Court of Session yesterday heard SPFL lawyers state that the complaint did not belong in court and should revert back to the footballing authorities. (The Scotsman)

Fixture announcement expected Monday

The 12 Scottish Premiership clubs are set to find out their fixtures for the 2020/21 campaign on Monday. The SPFL’s secretary Iain Blair is planning to release the fixture list at 9am, having previously suggested they could be released at the end of this week. (The Scotsman)



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