Blackpool want Ibrox winger, Rangers face battle to keep starlet, Steven Gerrard responds to Newcastle link, Neil Lennon on Celtic transfer latest - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Tuesday's Scottish football news and gossip.


Stories on Rangers, Celtic, Hearts, Aberdeen, Kilmarnock and Ayr United.

Blackpool are considering a move for Rangers winger Jamie Murphy. The left-sided attacker has spent almost a year on the sidelines after suffering a knee injury. (Scottish Sun)

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Hearts are so concerned by Peter Harings groin injury that they are contemplating signing another holding midfielder to cover for the Austrian. (Evening News)
Stuart Findlay is a transfer target of Oxford United. Talks between the clubs are said to be nearing a conclusion for the Kilmarnock defender. (Scottish Sun)
Steven Gerrard has revealed that Daniel Candeias was not omitted from the Rangers squad due to injury as he fired warning to the rest of the team about their playing standards. (Scottish Sun)
Kemar Roofe has had his "head turned" by interest from Rangers, claims former Leeds United striker Noel Whelan. (Scottish Sun)
Kilmarnock have signed 25-year-old Juventus goalkeeper Laurentiu Branescu on a season-long loan. (Various)
Arnaud Djoum has officially left Hearts after signing for the Saudi Arabian club Al-Raed. The 30-year-old midfielder rejected the offer of a new contract at Tynecastle Park. (Evening News)
Rangers will face a battle to keep highly-rated teenager Kai Kennedy as Serie A giants line up swoop for the 17-year-old. (Daily Record)
Celtic manager Neil Lennon will speak to Olivier Ntcham about his mindset when he returns to the Parkhead club. The midfielder was quoted as saying he was disappointed not to have moved to Porto last term. (The Scotsman)
Greg Stewart insists he's learned from past mistakes as he arrived at Rangers this summer for pre-season in great shape. (Daily Record)
Steven Gerrard has rubbished reports he turned down the opportunity to become next Newcastle United manager, calling it "fake news". (Daily Record)
Neil Lennon insists his Celtic staff are working around the clock to bring in further new faces to Parkhead this season. (Daily Record)
Aberdeen youngster Frank Ross has joined Scottish Championship side Ayr United on a six-month loan. (Various)