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Celtic near key signing, Liverpool legend in Hibs link, Rangers star urged to sign new deal, duo linked with Parkhead move - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

It was a key weekend in the Scottish Premiership with the league beginning to take shape ahead og the festive perio.

Rangers and Celtic pulled further away from the chasing pack with their wins over Hearts and Motherwell respectively. Aberdeen’s resurgence continued as they jumped into the top six, while St Johnstone go in the opposite direction, dropping to the bottom of the table after the controversial loss to the Dons.

There are three more Premiership games during the week before the Premier Sports Cup final next weekend.

The rumour mill is starting to heat up with the opening of the transfer window around the corner. Clubs are trying to do business early to secure players in key positions without the need to rush at the end, while players in the final six months of their contract are of constant interest with their futures up in the air.

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