Police probe racist abuse of Rangers star, national team boss tells Celtic hero to leave club, doctor calls for Ibrox ace to get two-year ban - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Monday’s Scottish football news and gossip

Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos in action against Celtic. Picture: SNS
Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos in action against Celtic. Picture: SNS

Police probe racial abuse of Rangers star

Police Scotland have launched an investigation into vile racist abuse directed at Alfredo Morelos online. The Rangers striker featured in a sick video where an unknown individual films the striker on TV scoring against Celtic while using discriminatory language. (Scottish Sun)

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Neil new favourite to be Aberdeen boss

Alex Neil is the new favourite to succeed Derek McInnes as the next manager of Aberdeen. The former Hamilton boss left Preston North End over the weekend after nearly four years in charge of the English Championship side. (Scottish Sun)

Gerrard praises response to Kamara incident

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has expressed his pride and gratitude for the collective show of support throughout Scottish football for his midfielder Glen Kamara. (The Scotsman)

Police had to disperse ‘small groups’

Police Scotland officers were forced to disperse “small groups” of football fans that gathered around Glasgow, after Celtic’s one-all draw against Rangers on Sunday afternoon. (The Scotsman)

Roofe ‘could have killed’ goalkeeper

Czech Republic’s national team doctor insists Kemar Roofe could have killed Slavia Prague goalkeeper Ondrej Kolar with his dangerous challenge during the Europa League clash at Ibrox on Thursday. Petr Krejci reckons the Rangers striker acted deliberately and should receive a two-year ban from football. (Scottish Sun)

O’Neill: Celtic missing a trick

Martin O'Neill has ruled himself out of a return to Celtic – but says the club are making a mistake by not considering Roy Keane for their next manager. (The Scotsman)

International boss urges Celtic star to leave

Norway boss Stale Solbakken has urged Kristoffer Ajer to leave Celtic this summer, insisting the 22-year-old has formed some bad habits due to being ‘unchallenged’ most weeks. (Daily Record)

Gordon relaxed about deputy

Joining the Scotland squad for three vital World Cup qualifiers, Craig Gordon is relaxed about leaving Hearts in the capable hands of his deputy, on-loan Livingston keeper Ross Stewart. (The Scotsman)

Doidge glad to end goal drought

Christian Doidge was glad to put his goal drought behind him as the Welshman’s Christian Doidge’s first strike in 16 games all-but sealed Hibs’ first top three finish in 16 years. (Evening News)

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