Rumour Mill: Celtic to sign two on deadline day | Dynamo Kiev to bid for Rangers star | Dembele posts frustrated tweet

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Celtic look set to sign Youssouf Mulumbu and Filip Benkovic, Dynamo Kiev are set to bid £7 million for Alfredo Morelos, and Moussa Dembele posts a cryptic tweet ahead of deadline day.

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Youssouf Mulumbu is set to sign for Celtic. Picture: SNS

Youssouf Mulumbu is set to sign for Celtic. Picture: SNS

Celtic target watches Suduva win

Leicester City defender Filip Benkovic was an interested spectator at Celtic Park for the win over Suduva amid rumours the Croatian defender will join the Hoops. The 21-year-old, who joined the Foxes from Dinamo Zagreb during the summer for a reported fee of £13 million, has been touted for a loan move. (The Scotsman)

Mulumbu to sign

Celtic are set complete the signing of former Kilmarnock midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu. Brendan Rodgers is to make the 31-year-old his fifth signing of the summer. “We were always on the lookout for a really aggressive number eight to play midfield,” Rodgers said ahead of Celtic’s match with Suduva. (The Scotsman)

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Dembele posts cryptic tweet

Moussa Dembele has taken to Twitter to express his dissatisfaction with how his future is being handled prior to the transfer deadline. The Celtic star posted a meme which read: “A man, without his word, is nothing. A real man keeps his word.” This is thought to have been aimed at Brendan Rodgers. (The Scotsman)

Gerrard confirms Rangers deal

Steven Gerrard has confirmed that Rangers have struck a one-year loan deal for Nottingham Forest defender Joe Worrall. A £2 million move for Osijek’s Albanian international winger Eros Grezda is also in the pipeline. (The Scotsman)

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Kiev to test Rangers’ resolve

Dynamo Kiev are set to make a £7 million offer for Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos. The Ibrox club are desperate to hold on to the Colombian, despite his temperament again getting his side in trouble as he was sent off in their 1-1 Europa League draw with Ufa. Bordeaux are also considering another move for the player. (Daily Mail)

Hearts eye another centre-back

Hearts are keen to sign another centre-back ahead of Friday’s transfer deadline. Despite loaning Jimmy Dunne from Burnley just last week, the Tynecastle club want some more experienced cover. Talks have taken place with Gareth McAuley, the 38-year-old former West Bromwich Albion defender, who is a free agent. (Edinburgh News)

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Fee made Wighton feel wanted

Craig Wighton admits that he was swayed to join Hearts by the fact that the club were willing to pay a fee for him and says the chance to move to the Premiership leaders from Dundee was too good to refuse. Hearts have shelled out a six-figure sum of around £250,000 for the Scotland Under-21 forward. (The Scotsman)

Quiet day expected at Hibs

A quiet transfer-deadline day is anticipated at Hibs barring any unforeseen developments ahead of tonight’s deadline. Manager Neil Lennon stated earlier this week that he would be keen to add another new face, and that remains a possibility. However, the Easter Road club are generally content with their summer activity. (Edinburgh News)

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