Roma join fight to sign Celtic star this summer, former international manager placed on Parkhead shortlist, Hibs manager eyes new deal for Easter Road star - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Friday’s Scottish football news and gossip

Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard is a wanted man. Picture: SNS
Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard is a wanted man. Picture: SNS

McCarthy on Celtic shortlist

Mick McCarthy is a contender to become the next manager of Celtic after being placed on a shortlist by the club’s board. The former Republic of Ireland boss has recently improved the form of Cardiff City after taking over earlier this year. (Football Insider)

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Roma join race for Parkhead star

Roma have become the latest side to take a serious interest in Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard as the Italian giants look set to battle Leicester City for the Frenchman’s signature this summer. (Daily Mail)

Lukaku praises Morelos

Alfredo Morelos has attracted the praise of one of the world’s costliest strikers after his performance against Royal Antwerp last night. Romelu Lukaku – brother of the Belgian side's winger Jordan – tuned in for the second leg of the last-32 meeting at Ibrox and an impressive performance from Rangers’ Colombian. (The Scotsman)

Ross wants new deal for Doig

Seeing Josh Doig develop into a first team regular, Hibs manager Jack Ross says it is only fair that the teenager’s contribution to what could prove to be the club’s best league finish in his lifetime is reflected in a new contract. (Evening News)

Interest in Ofir

Hibs goalkeeper Ofir Marciano is attracting interest from clubs in his homeland as he approaches the last three months of his current contract. (Evening News)

Hornby injury ‘an absolute disaster’

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes has lamented Fraser Hornby’s injury as “an absolute disaster” after it was revealed the striker will miss the next two months with a thigh tear. (Daily Record)

Davidson 50-50 for cup final

St Johnstone midfielder Murray Davidson has a fifty-fifty chance of featuring in the Betfred Cup final, according to manager Callum Davidson. (The Scotsman)

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