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Celtic snub Gary Hooper offer, Alan Maybury in Hibs talks, Csaba Laszlo eyes Kilmarnock role, and more.

Czaba Laszlo eyes the Kilmarnock role. Picture: Jane Barlow

Celtic snub Hooper offer

Celtic have rejected a bid of around £4.5 million from Hull City for striker Gary Hooper.

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It is understood Celtic value Hooper at around £7m although the Englishman, who joined from Scunthrope for £2.4m in 2010, only has one year left on his contract. (Scotsman)

Maybury in Hibs talks

Alan Maybury is in talks to extend his stay at Hibs.

The defender’s deal ended in May, but he wants to stay and help the Easter Road club in their European endeavours. (Daily Record)

SFL comes to and end

A majority of SFL clubs have agreed to merge with the SPL at talks in Hampden, with 23 clubs agreed to vote for proposals, with six opposing move.

The SPFL, which will retain the existing four division, 12-10-10-10 structure, will come under the auspices of Scottish Premier League Ltd. (Scotsman)

Laszlo wants Killie role

Former Hearts boss Csaba Laszlo says he would love to land the Kilmarnock job.

The Hungarian is keen on a return to the SPL as his family lives in Edinburgh (Scotsman)

• Ex-Liverpool assistant Pako Ayesteran has applied for the Killie job. (Daily Express)

Gers investment hope

Rangers could have a new investor on the horizon, after a former investment genius with an IQ of 234 is said to be interested in buying a stake in the club.

Kieran Prior says that after purchasing a small amount of shares initially, he could go on to become the largest single shareholder. (Daily Record)