Celtic would be 'comfortable' in English Premier League, Manchester City eye Hearts star, Hibs investigate racial abuse claim, Rangers ace on relationship with rival - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill
Tuesday's Scottish football news and gossip.
By David Gunn
Tuesday, 24th September 2019, 9:22 am
Stories on Celtic, Rangers, Hearts, Hibs, Partick Thistle and Ayr United.
The current Celtic squad would be "comfortable" in the English Premier League, according to goalkeeper Fraser Forster. (Scottish Sun)
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Manchester City are continuing to monitor Hearts youngster Aaron Hickey amid a rapid rise from the left-back over recent months. (Daily Mail)
Jermain Defoe insists it's not competition but camaraderie that is being ramped up by the goal-trading between himself and teammate Alfredo Morelos at Rangers.
Hibs wont succumb to a knee-jerk reaction and sack under-fire manager Paul Heckingbottom in the wake of Sundays defeat by Hearts. (Evening News)
An emotional Ian McCall outlined his pride at returning to his dream job at Partick Thistle more than eight years after leaving with his life "spiralling downhill". (The Scotsman)
Hibs are reviewing video footage taken during the Edinburgh derby on Sunday which appears to contain a racist slur directed towards Hearts striker Uche Ikpeazu. (Evening News)
Callumn Morrison is pushing to start Hearts Betfred Cup quarter-final against Aberdeen after an inspired substitute role in Sundays Edinburgh derby victory. (Evening News)
Celtic boss Neil Lennon has provided an update on Moritz Bauer and Christopher Jullien after the pair sustained injuries at the weekend. Jullien "should be fine" for clash with Partick Thistle, though Bauer is expected to miss out. (Daily Record)