Celtic boss compares young striker to Henrik Larsson, Rangers vow to ban pyro fans, Hearts star turned down big offers, Hibs won't curb defender - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

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Celtic boss thinks Ivorian striker Vakoun Bayo's aerial prowess can be compared to club legend Henrik Larsson. (Daily Record)

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Craig Levein has revealed midfielder Glenn Whelan rejected five times more money in England to join Hearts - because he wanted the best chance of playing for Ireland at the European Championships. (Evening News)
Hibs assistant Robbie Stockdale has said that the club won't look to take Ryan Porteous' "aggressive streak" away from him, despite the red card in the midweek League Cup game against Kilmarnock. (Evening News)
Celtic have announced a 18 million fall in revenue in the club's annual financial results. Chief Executive Peter Lawwell talked of the "uncertainly" related to qualifying for Uefa competitions.
Kilmarnock midfielder Dom Thomas has signed a one-year extension to stay at the club. His deal was due to expire at the end of this season. (The Scotsman).
Rangers have vowed to ban the fans who set off flares during the League Cup win over Livingston. Two supporters were injured during the pyrotechnic display. (The Sun)
Aberdeen striker Sam Cosgrove has his sights set on winning Scotland's golden boot this season after finishing one behind Alfredo Morelos in 2018/19. (Daily Record)
Eros Grezda has been fined by Rangers after a spitting incident against Ballymena. Steven Gerrard confirmed the sanction for the Albanian, who spat on Andrew Burns during a Tunnocks Caramel Wafer Cup tie. (The Sun)
Hibernian's head of football operations, George Craig, will step down at the end of the season. Craig joined Hibs in 2014. (The Scotsman)