Rangers could reignite interest in striker, Celtic defender latest, advice for Hibs kid - SPFL Rumour Mill

We are gearing up for another key weekend in the SPFL and across Scottish football.

SPFL rumour mill

With the close season in sight, and players coming to the end of contracts, we are starting to see movement on the transfer front. Aberdeen added Scotland internationalist Declan Gallagher to their ranks for next season while Jack Ross now has two goalies signed up for next term after Matt Macey extended his Easter Road stay.

Rangers tipped to reignite striker interest

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Rangers have been tipped to reignite their interest in Liverpool's Taiwo Awoniyi, who impressed during a loan spell for Bundesliga side Union Berlin this season. (Football Fancast)

Brentford join Nisbet race

Brentford have been linked with a move for Hibs striker Kevin Nisbet as they plan for life without the prolific Ivan Toney, whose 30 goals this season have made him a top target for EPL clubs. (Evening News)

Belgians set for quick Hendry turnaround

KV Oostende have until May 31 to sign Celtic loanee Jack Hendry on a permanent basis - but they could end up selling him for up to three times the transfer fee they pay the Hoops, with a host of clubs said to be interested in the Scotland international. (Daily Record)

Ross: Why no urgency over fans?

Hibs boss Jack Ross admits he is surprised with the lack of urgency from the authorities to get fans back to games in Scotland. He said: "I find it a little surprising we seem to have taken our foot off the accelerator a little bit. I know people will point to the commute and travel but when you open shopping centres, people will travel to those by different ways. I don’t really understand why we’re not edging close to it or trying to do it." (Daily Record)

Ajer to Magpies?

Former Celtic defender Vidar Riseth believes Kristoffer Ajer could leave Parkhead this summer with Newcastle a possible destination. (Daily Record)

Macey extends Hibs stay

Hibs have agreed a two-year deal with goalkeeper Matt Macey, the club has announced. The former Arsenal shot-stopper signed a short-term deal in January but has prolonged his stay at Easter Road and is expected to battle for the No.1 spot with Kevin Dabrowski. (Evening News)

Gers chief in pop at SFA and SPFL

Rangers managing director Stewart Robertson has criticised the Scottish football authorities for failing to fully submit the Old Firm Colt teams proposal to other clubs. (The Scotsman)

Doig 'should follow Tierney route'

Former Hibs manager John Collins reckons Easter Road prospect Josh Doig should stay and develop at Easter Road before looking to move on - taking a leaf out of Kieran Tierney's book. (The National)

Defoe wants Ibrox stay

Jermain Defoe is eager to prolong his Rangers stay, with his Ibrox contract coming to an end this summer. ( Sky Sports )

Dons nab Dec

Aberdeen have signed Declan Gallagher on a two-year deal.

The Motherwell centre-back will move to Pittodrie this summer when his contract expires. He becomes the second SPFL star after Celtic captain Scott Brown to agree to join Stephen Glass’ revolution in the north east. (The Scotsman)

Duffy exits Hoops

Shane Duffy’s spell at Celtic has been brought to an end with the Irishman reportedly ruled out of the Hoops' remaining league game through injury. (The Scotsman)

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