Liverpool interest in Celtic striker Edouard; Rangers aim for Scottish Cup over record; Keane at Parkhead 'good for Scottish football' says ex-Ibrox boss: SPFL Premiership rumour mill
News from around the SPFL Premiership on Sunday, March 21.
Liverpool and Arsenal are trailing Odsonne Edouard, according to journalist Ian McGarry.
Jurgen Klopp’s side have been added to the list of admirers for Celtic’s French forward who has also been linked with Leicester City and former boss Brendan Rodgers in the recent past. (Transfer Window Podcast)
Rangers players will consider their stance on taking the knee following the racist abuse suffered by Kemar Roofe and Glen Kamara this week (Mail on Sunday)
Glen Kamara’s lawyer Aamer Anwar has called for a two-year ban for players engaged in ‘abusive conduct’. “Until Uefa start to take action this isn’t going to stop. At the very least they should secure a one or two-year ban for a player who conducts themselves like this. It’s abusive conduct,” he said. (Scottish Sun)
More silverware is the priority for Steven Gerrard at Rangers - not matching Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic side and recording an unbeaten league campaign. The Ibrox boss wants to add the Scottish Cup ton the SPFL Premiership trophy this season (The Scotsman)
Graeme Souness says Celtic appointing his fellow Sky Sports pundit Roy Keane would be good for the Scottish game and light the touchpaper by setting up a rivalry with Steven Gerrard (The Times)
Celtic manager John Kennedy says Dave King ‘doesn’t know what’s going on' at Celtic Park and that the former Rangers chairman’s claim of ‘arrogance at Parkhead’ resulted in a power shift in the Premiership this season, is wrong. (Sunday Mail)
Aberdeen caretaker Paul Sheerin says his side were denied a penalty “no doubt about it” when Lewis Ferguson was fouled in the Dons defeat to Dundee United. The Pittodrie side’s failure to score is becoming a theme of recent months and Sheerin said the blank was a combination of a "poor surface and bad decision making” (Evening Express)