Martin Skrtel set for Rangers talks, Newcastle want Steven Gerrard, Celtic eye £3m left-back, SPFL flop to appear on Love Island - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Rangers make third approach for Martin Skrtel, Steven Gerrard is on a shortlist to replace Rafa Benitez and Celtic have opened talks over the signing of Boli Mbombo.

Martin Skrtel is wanted by Rangers.
Martin Skrtel is wanted by Rangers.

Thursday's Scottish football transfer news and gossip.

Neil Lennon has told Arsenal that they must significantly improve their offer if they want to sign Kieran Tierney. The Gunners have had a 15 million bid turned down. (Scottish Sun)

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Neil Lennon hopes the deal to bring Christopher Jullien to Parkhead will be completed and the French defender can join up with his new team-mates in the next 48 hours. (Scottish Sun)
Neil Lennon insists Celtic still wish to sign David Turnbull despite the discovery of a problem with the player's knee. (Daily Record)
Rangers have made a third attempt to sign Martin Skrtel after the former Liverpool star's contract with Fenerbahce expired. Skrtel will travel to Glasgow for contract talks. (Daily Record)
Doncaster Rovers are interested in making Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson their new manager after losing Grant McCann to Hull City last week. (Daily Record)
Dennon Lewis - a transfer flop at Falkirk in the Scottish Championship last season - is set to appear on this year's series of Love Island. (The Sun)
Celtic have opened talks with Rapid Vienna over the potential signing of 3 million left-back Boli Mbombo. The Belgian is also being tracked by Nice and Sampdoria. (Daily Mail)
Steven Gerrard insists Rangers are in no rush to sell either James Tavernier or Alfredo Morelos and have yet to receive an offer for their top stars. (Daily Record)
Steven Gerrard is one a shortlist of three managers, along with Patrick Vieira and Mikael Arteta, to become the next manager of Newcastle United. (The Telegraph)
Leicester City are set to tie up a move for Celtic target James Justin. The Hoops had looked at the Luton Town defender as a possible replacement for Mikael Lustig. (Sky Sports)
Former Rangers midfielder Jamie Ness could be set to return to Scottish football to sign with Dundee after his release from Plymouth Argyle. (Scottish Sun)
Hearts plan to give left-back Aidy White his first outing during next weeks trip to Ireland. Two and a half years since his last competitive match, he is earmarked to play part of the friendly against Glenavon. (Evening News)
Hibs boss Paul Heckingbottom has made his fifth signing of the summer so far, snapping up Yeovil Town defender Tom James barely 24 hours after striker Christian Doidge. (Evening News)