Rumour Mill: Charles Green| Celtic| Hearts

London money man ‘failed twice to oust Charles Green’, Celtic snub Fraser Forster bid, Ally McCoist heads to Wembley, and more.

A London money man says he failed in two bids to oust Charles Green. Picture: SNS

McCoist heads to Wembley

Ally McCoist will join the ranks of the Tartan Army at Wembley tonight hoping that Gordon Strachan’s squad can beat old rivals England.

Sign up to our Football newsletter

Sign up to our Football newsletter

McCoist faced England four times in his career and his best result was a goal-less draw in 1987. (Scotsman)

Financier failed twice to oust Green

London financier Kieran Prior says he failed twice in a bid to buy out Charles Green, as fans renew calls for him to step down.

Rangers fans say they want chief executive Craig Mather to calla board meeting to sack Green, who returned recently as a consultant. (Daily Record)

Benfica bid snubbed

Celtic have snubbed a £5m Benfica bid to snare their keeper Fraser Forster, as Neil Lennon says the club doesn’t need the cash.

However, it is thought that Benfica could now return with a higher bid for the Celtic star. (Various)

Mannus out

St Johnstone keeper Alan Mannus has injured a shoulder, putting him out for around six weeks.

X-rays show he could be out until the end of September after picking up the injury against Kilmarnock last week. (Sun)

Alexander heads south

Ex-Rangers keeper Neil Alexander has signed a one-year deal which will take him to the English Premier League with Crystal Palace.

Alexander quit Ibrox earlier this summer after failing to arrange a new deal with Rangers. (Sun)

FoH hope

The Foundation of Hearts hope to be named preferred bidder for the troubled club by Friday.

The group are now competing against former Livingston owner Angelo Massone. (Various)

Finnbogason in no rush

Celtic target Alfred Finnbogason says he is in no hurry to leave Dutch side Heerenveen.

Lazio, Ausberg, and Werder Bremen are all thought to have joined the race for Finnbogason’s signature. (Herald)