Three huge updates on Celtic transfer targets, Rangers close to completing deal for midfielder, Celtic's 10-in-a-row bid 'will be tough on referees' - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Wednesday’s Scottish football news and gossip

Celtic manager Neil Lennon. Picture: SNS
Celtic manager Neil Lennon. Picture: SNS

£5m Celtic bid rejected

Celtic had a £5million bid for Peterborough attacker Ivan Toney rejected, a senior source at the League One club has revealed. (Daily Record)

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Keeper to complete deal

Goalkeeper Vasilios Barkas has arrived in Glasgow to undergo a medical and complete his £5.5million move to Celtic from Greek side AEK Athens. (Daily Record)

Ajeti asks for time

Albian Ajeti has requested 48 hours to mull over a potential loan move to Celtic from West Ham United for the duration of the 2020/21 season. The two clubs have reached an agreement that would include a £5million first-refusal option for the Scottish champions. (Scottish Sun)

Rangers close in on midfielder

Bongani Zungu is set to complete a £3.5million move to Rangers after turning down interest from Spanish side Celta Vigo. (Daily Record)

10-in-a-row bid ‘tough on officials’

Leading Scottish referee Kevin Clancy says Celtic’s pursuit of an historic tenth consecutive title will see referees’ every call analysed tenfold in a campaign that will also be difficult for the officials due to the lack of supporters in stadiums. (The Scotsman)

Raith chief wants to rebuild Hearts relationship

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Raith Rovers chairman Bill Clark has sought to “build bridges” with Hearts after admitting the relationship between the clubs has been “tainted”. (Evening News)

Killie sign keeper

Kilmarnock have finally bolstered their goalkeeping options with the signing of ex-Aberdeen and Falkirk custodian Danny Rogers just four days before the 2020/21 season opener against Hibs at Easter Road on Saturday August 1. (Evening News)

Doidge set to be fit for opener

Christian Doidge is expected to be involved in Hibs' first match of the season after missing the bulk of the club's pre-season programme. (Evening News)



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