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Celtic want £3m striker Innocent Emeghara, Rangers chief sells shares, Hibs to miss out on Paddy McCourt, and more.

Innocent Emeghara is on Celtic's radar. Picture: Getty

Ahmad reduces Rangers shares

Ex-Rangers commercial director Imran Ahmad has reduced his shareholding at Ibrox, ahead of the potential battle for boardroom control at an extraordinary general meeting.

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Rangers revealed they were informed on Monday that Ahmad “no longer has a notifiable interest in the company’s issued share capital”. (Scotsman)

Celtic want Emeghara

Celtic have joined the hunt to sign Siena striker Innocent Emeghara.

The speedy Swiss international is thought to be worth around £3m, but Neil Lennon faces competition from Serie A team Livorno. (Various)

McCall in winger hunt

Motherwell boss Stuart McCall says he can yet find a new attacker to help boost his side’s slow start to the season.

McCall is in need to a fast winger to replace Chris Humphrey, who left for Preston North End during the summer. (Various)

Hibs to miss out on McCourt

Hibs hopes of grabbing ex-Celtic star Paddy McCourt look to be all but crushed as Barnsley look set to sign him.

McCourt had been training with Hibs but has since undertaken a trial with the English side and has impressed boss David Flitcroft. (Various)

• Hibs chairman has backed manager Pat Fenlon, after a run of poor results caused many fans to call for his resignation. (Daily Express)

Walker wants derby atmosphere repeat

Hearts’ Jamie Walker has called on fans to bring the same atmosphere to Tynecastle that helped them beat derby rivals Hibs.

Walker says a full Tynecastle can give Hearts the edge as Aberdeen visit on Saturday. (Various)