Target responds to Rangers link, ex-Celtic ace returns to club, Morelos 'will fill Falcao's boots', Steven Naismith Hearts update - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

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Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

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Lawrence Shankland has denied he was close to joining Rangers this summer, despite his then manager Ian McCall suggesting otherwise. (Daily Record)

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Steven Gerrard has enlisted the help of former Liverpool team-mate and ex-Celtic defender Stephane Henchoz, now in charge at FC Sion, as Rangers take on Young Boys tonight. (The Sun)
Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos has vowed to step into Falcao's sizeable boots after earning a recall to the Colombia squad. (Various)
Paul Heckingbottom has been hit with a notice of complaint following his red card against Celtic and faces a Hampden hearing with SFA beaks. (Evening News)
Celtic face being without Tom Rogic for another big game when they take on Cluj tonight - despite the midfielder making the squad for last week's draw at Hibs. (Various)
Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes is hopeful defender Scott McKenna will be fit for the visit of Hibs on Saturday but admits the Scotland international is "touch and go". (The Sun)
Jason Naismith is set to return to the Hibs squad for Saturday's trip to Aberdeen after missing two matches with a leg injury. (Evening News)
Former Celtic midfielder Joe Ledley, who had been loosely linked with a return to Parkhead, is back training with Cardiff after leaving Derby in January. (The Sun)
Former Hibs midfielder Stuart Lovell, now a player liaison officer, has been suspended by PFA Scotland amid a legal fight with chief executive Fraser Wishart. (Various)
Steven Naismith has thrown his support behind Hearts boss Craig Levein and insists the Tynecastle dressing room is united despite a poor run of form. (Daily Record)
Cluj assistant manager Alin Minteuan took on media duties yesterday in the absence of Dan Petrescu who was unwell at the team's hotel. (The Scotsman)
Inverness Caledonian Thistle are appealing for shareholders to dig deep and help the Caley Jags stave off the threat of administration. (Daily Mail)
Liam Cooper is a doubt for Scotland's matches against Russia and San Marino after limping off during Leeds' 1-0 win over West Brom on Tuesday night. (The Sun)
Motherwell's Northern Ireland international Liam Donnelly has penned a new three-year deal with the Steelmen. (Various)