Scottish football transfer news live: Celtic, Hearts, Hibs, Rangers and more chase signings

The latest happenings in Scottish football throughout Tuesday, January 5, 2021.

Scottish football live
Scottish football live

The row over Celtic’s mid-season trip to Dubai doesn’t look like being resolved any time soon while Rangers prospect Kai Kennedy looks likely to sign a new deal at Ibrox before spending the second half of the season on loan at Raith Rovers. The Gers attacker had been with Raith’s Championship rivals Inverness CT but Covid-19 living conditions supposedly prevented the teenager from settling in the Highlands.

Hibs are on the cusp of announcing the signing of former Motherwell defender-midfielder Chris Cadden while Hearts are also looking to bolster their squad. However, former Tynecastle forward Gavin Reilly won’t be returning to Gorgie as the former St Mirren striker has agreed an 18-month deal with Livingston after leaving English side Carlisle United.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

There will be plenty more to come this evening and across the country in the world of Scottish football.

A message from the Editor: Thank you for reading this article. We're more reliant on your support than ever as the shift in consumer habits brought about by Coronavirus impacts our advertisers.

If you haven't already, please consider supporting our trusted, fact-checked journalism by taking out a digital subscription.

Scottish football LIVE

Key Events

  • News from across Scottish football on Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Show new updates

Stoke eye Scotland internationalist

Stoke City are reportedly keeping tabs on Scotland full-back Stephen O’Donnell, according to the Daily Record

Rangers prospect Kai Kennedy will join Raith Rovers on loan for the second half of the season and looks set to sign a new deal at Ibrox, according to The Sun

DONE DEAL: Lions snap up Reilly

After being tipped for a return to Scottish football upon leaving Carlisle United, former Hearts and St Mirren forward Gavin Reilly has penned an 18-month deal with Livingston.

Gavin Reilly looks set for a move back to Scotland after departing Carlisle United.

Rangers winger Kai Kennedy will leave Inverness upon completion of his six-month loan deal.

The young winger has caught the eye in the Highlands and has been urged to sign a new deal at Ibrox by Steven Gerrard.

First Minister’s response

Nicola Sturgeon was asked about Celtic’s Dubai trip during her daily press conference

Unhandled: html

I think there are things that should be looked into.

Elite sport has been in a  privileged position and as long as that is the case, it is really important they don’t abuse it and use it for the purpose intended. That applies to Celtic as it would anyone else in that position.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Ex-Killie man on the move

Canadian international Liam Millar has joined Charlton on loan from Liverpool.

The attacking midfielder had a loan spell at Kilmarnock under Steve Clarke

He’s had spells in charge of Anderlecht, Belgium and Sporting Lisbon and formerly had Kemar Roofe under his charge.

Shane Duffy has flown home from Celtic’s mid-week training camp in Dubai.

The Brighton defender has been heavily touted for a move back to England.

Motherwell prepare to sign Kelly

Motherwell have let Jordan Archer move to Middlesbrough, and with Trevor Carson out injured they are set to sign up former Rangers goalkeeper Liam Kelly from QPR, according to and our sister title, The Motherwell Times

Page 1 of 2



Want to join the conversation? Please or to comment on this article.