Rangers eye deadline day move, Celtic target 3 deals, Ibrox exit for defender, Euro giants want Parkhead ace - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Transfer deadline day has arrived in Scotland with clubs having until midnight to secure any deals for the remainder of the season.

It is expected to be a busy day with numerous clubs likely to be involved in deals, whether it be incoming or outgoing. It follows another interesting weekend in the Premiership and Championship with Hearts extending their lead at the top of the second tier, Celtic losing at home to St Mirren and Alex Dyer departing Kilmarnock following eight defeats in the last 11.

Sunday saw both Sam Cosgrove and Ross Stewart depart the league, joining Birmingham City and Sunderland respectively. Who is expected to follow and what of players coming into the SPFL:

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Stevie Mallan’s move to Turkey is back on after it appeared to have stalled last week. The Hibs midfielder is close to agreeing a loan deal with Malatyaspor. The move could then be made permanent in the summer with a possible lucrative deal on the table. (Scottish Sun)

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French giants Marseille have joined the race to sign Celtic midfield ace Olivier Ntcham. Newcastle United are also keen on the Frenchman. Marseille have space in their squad. Any deal would likely be a loan to buy situation. (Sky Sports)

Rangers are set to make a deadline day move for Scott Wright. The Aberdeen ace has agreed a pre-contract with the Premiership league leaders. The Ibrox side will now try to push through a permanent deal. However, the Dons will likely drive a hard bargain after the sale of Sam Cosgrove. (Daily Record)

Celtic will likely complete a deal for Jonjoe Kenny. The Everton right-back will join on loan and replace Jeremie Frimpong who departed for Bayer Leverkusen. Neil Lennon is still in the market for a centre-back and wide midfielder. (Various)

George Edmundson is on the verge of a temporary exit from Rangers. The centre-back has not been involved after breaking coronavirus protocols. Edmundson will likely join Wayne Rooney’s struggling Derby County team on loan for the remainder of the season. (Daily Record)

Dundee United’s rising star Lewis Neilson is attracting interest from Premier League side Leicester City. The 17-year-old has played 10 times this season. Fellow United ace Ryan Edwards is wanted by Wigan Athletic. (The Courier)

Hibs have rejected a £2.6million bid for striker Kevin Nisbet. Birmingham City are keen to sign the player and partner him with Sam Cosgrove. However, Hibs are reluctant to do business with the hope they will be able to net a higher figure in the summer. (Daily Record)

Hearts have been linked with a move for Gervane Kastaneer. The Coventry City winger is out of favour at the club. He's played just twice this season with City boss Mark Robins admitting one or two could leave to get games. (EFL Zone)

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Kilmarnock are on the hunt for a new manager following the departure of Alex Dyer after the 3-2 loss at home to St Johnstone. Ex-Saints boss Tommy Wright and former Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson are among the candidates. (Daily Record)

Celtic are set to lose out to Liverpool for Preston defender Ben Davies. The English champions are close to a £2million deal to bring the player to Anfield with the club struggling with injuries. Celtic had hoped to sign Davies on a pre-contract deal. (Various)

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