Rumour Mill: Diagouraga wants Rangers move | Celtic target Carlos Mane | Stokes set for Inverness

Rangers target: Toumani Diagouraga
Rangers target: Toumani Diagouraga
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Toumani Diagouraga would “love” a move to Rangers, Celtic have registered an interest in Sporting Lisbon’s Carlos Mane and Inverness keen on taking Anthony Stokes on loan.

Diagouraga interested in Rangers move

Brentford’s Toumani Diagouraga says he would be interested in a move to Rangers despite the Ibrox club having a £100,000 bid rejected. Talks are ongoing between the two clubs. (Sun)

Celtic target Sporting winger Mane

Celtic are looking to take Carlos Mane of Sporting Lisbon on loan in a move that could lead to a £4m transfer.

The Under-21 Portuguese international is also being tracked by Legia Warsaw, Marseille and Monaco. (Record)

- Celtic are also considering a move for Norwegian Kristoffer Ajer and Romanian free agent Andrei Peteleu who are both currently on trial

Hearts not a physical side - Neilson

Robbie Neilson defended his Hearts side from accusations that they are overly physical ahead of the Tynecastle side’s crunch tie against Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup today.

The last time the two sides met Aberdeen’s Mark Reynolds was forced off at half time with a broken nose with team-mate Graeme Shinnie requiring stitches for a head wound. (Mail)

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Dundee United sign Finnish attacker Riku Riski

Dundee United have confirmed the signing of Finland attacker Riku Riski.

The 26-year-old, who has worked with Paatelainen at both club and international level, joins United from Norwegian club Rosenborg until the end of the season. (Scotsman)

No spending spree for Aberdeen

Derek McInnes says his side will not spend big in the January transfer window despite the Pittodrie club turning a £500,000 profit.

The Dons have however been linked with a loan move for Southampton striker Sam Gallagher. (Record)

Mark Warburton defends Rangers pursuit of Accrington duo

Mark Warburton has rejected criticism from Accrington Stanley of Rangers’ conduct in their pursuit of Josh Windass and Matt Crooks, insisting the Ibrox club acted “responsibly and appropriately” in securing both players on pre-contract agreements this week. (Scotsman)

Inverness move would be good for Stokes - Collins

Celtic assistant John Collins believes a loan spell for Anthony Stokes under the wing of long-time mentor John Hughes in the Highlands could be the means to revive the Irishman’s dormant career. (Scotsman)


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