Scottish Football RECAP: Rangers close in on £3.8m international ace, Celtic in transfer boost, Hearts appoint club legend in role, calls for SPFL voting upgrade

All the latest news, transfer speculation and more from around the SPFL

Even as we move closer and closer to the day competitive football action returns to Scotland, Tuesday proved that rancour and division is still only every around the corner in SPFL. The Scottish FA delivered a notice of complaint to both Hearts and Partick Thistle.

The two clubs are, of course, set to go through the SFA’s arbitration process as they seek to have their relegations overturned following the termination of the 2019/20 season and subsequent failure of league reconstruction. It has added even greater spice to the upcoming independent tribunal.

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Key Events

  • Rangers striker target blow
  • Calls for SPFL vote revamp
  • Scottish Cup semi final wait
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Rangers edge closer to £3.8m deal

Erskine moves to Lowland League

DONE DEAL: Killie sign Rossi

Celtic in Ajer boost?

Celtic’s attempts at holding on to centre-back Kristoffer Ajer could be set to be boosted.

Reports in Spain, suggest AC Milan are looking to make the loan deal of Danish defender Simon Kjaer permanent from Sevilla.

Milan have been strongly linked with a £20m move for Ajer.

Jefferies returns to Hearts

Calls for SPFL voting revamp

Stenhousemuir chairman Iain McMenemy has called for a change in the current set-up at the SPFL with regards to votes.

For moves to be made within the game it requires the support of 90 per cent of Premiership clubs.

He wrote in The Scotsman: “We’re now finding out, it means that unless there is near unanimity amongst Premiership clubs, then they can’t pass anything even where 10 clubs are in support with only two against. It also creates an ever-present divide between the Premiership and the other 30 clubs across the lower three divisions.”

Scottish Cup semi final update

The Scottish Cup semi-final dates are dependent on Hearts.

The Tynecastle club are currently in a legal challenge with the SPFL over their relegation.

If their demotion is confirmed the last four of the Scottish Cup could face a wait until November before it is played.

Rangers and Celtic could face a blow in their hunt for striker Ivan Toney.

The Peterborough United star is set to leave the League One side this season with a host of teams tracking him in England, plus reported interest from the Old Firm.

However, according to a report, Bournemouth are the team who are leading the chase for Toney.

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