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Brendan Rodgers says Celtic will need to replace Moussa Dembele if the striker leaves before the end of the transfer window, Rangers agree a loan fee for Joe Worrall, and Olivier Ntcham will be offered a new contact to keep him at Parkhead.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers wants to see the club sign another striker. Picture; SNS

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers wants to see the club sign another striker. Picture; SNS

New deal for Celtic star

Celtic have opened talks with Olivier Ntcham over a new contract as they look to convince the midfielder to remain at Parkhead beyond the transfer window. The 22-year-old is wanted by Portuguese side Porto, who’re said to be set to offer £14 million for him. (Scottish Sun)

Rangers agree fee for defender

Rangers have agreed a loan fee with Nottingham Forest for defender Joe Worrall. The centre-back will now have a medical with the Ibrox club as they look to finalise a season-long loan. Manager Steven Gerrard has been very keen to add to his defensive corps over recent weeks and appears to have finally got his man. (Daily Record)

Aberdeen eye Gauld move

Aberdeen have made an enquiry as to the availability of Sporting midfielder Ryan Gauld. The 22-year-old is allowed to leave the club before the end of the window and Derek McInnes has expressed an interest. Three clubs in Portugal are also looking to sign the ex-Dundee United man. (Scottish Sun)

- Aberdeen are in talks with Derby County left-back Max Lowe over a loan deal to Pittodrie. (Scottish Sun)

Rodgers warning over Dembele

Brendan Rodgers has warned that Celtic’s prospects of success this season will be seriously undermined if Moussa Dembele is sold without a replacement striker being signed. Dembele missed training yesterday as his agents opened talks with Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell over a potential £15 million move to Lyon. (The Scotsman)

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Compper could leave

Celtic could say goodbye to defender Marvin Compper before Friday’s transfer deadline. The £1 million January signing from RB Leipzig has been plagued by injuries since his move from the Bundesliga and Celtic are ready to cut their losses. (Scottish Sun)

Grezda has Rangers medical

Steven Gerrard hopes to bolster his Rangers squad ahead of Friday’s transfer deadline with the signing of Eros Grezda. The Ibrox manager confirmed the Osijek winger is having a medical ahead of a proposed £2 million switch to Glasgow. (The Scotsman)

Martin told he can leave Hibs

Hibs midfielder Scott Martin is set to leave Hibs before Friday’s transfer window closes. The 21-year-old has been told that he can leave the Easter Road club, with a handful of clubs in the Premiership keen to sign him. (Evening News)

Hearts in talks over Wighton

Hearts were last night locked in negotiations with Dundee in a bid to agree a transfer fee for Craig Wighton. The Tynecastle club are keen to sign the attacker before the transfer window closes tomorrow night, with manager Craig Levein a long-time admirer of the highly-regarded 21-year-old. (Evening News)

Motherwell eye Preston defender

Motherwell are looking to convince Preston North End centre-back Andy Boyle to join the Fir Park side on a loan deal. The Republic of Ireland international has fallen out of favour at Deepdale and has been told he can find a temporary move to play more first-team football. (Scottish Sun)

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