Rumour Mill: Celtic sign Sviatchenko and eye Rasmus Falk | Hibs close to Stokes deal

CELTIC have signed Sviatchenko and eye a move for Odense's Rasmus Falk; Hibernian are hopeful of closing a deal with Anthony Stokes within days; Rangers have signed two players but Mark Warburton refuses to be drawn on their identity; plus more news and gossip in Sunday's Rumour Mill

Danish defender Erik Sviatchenko. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Celtic sign Erik Sviatchenko

Celtic have beaten Stoke and West Brom to sign Danish defender Erik Sviatchenko.
Sviatchenko was in Glasgow for a medical

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Hibs to sign Stokes ‘within 48 hours’

Hibernian are hopeful of signing a loan deal with Anthony Stokes within the next 48 hours.

Stokes reportedly met club officials on Saturday, and having already undergone a medical, could sign to the Easter Road side by the start of the week. Scotland on Sunday

Rangers in double signings swoop

Rangers boss Mark Warburton has admitted that he is set to unveil two new signings but remains tight lipped over whether they are Michael O’Halloran and Toumani Diagouraga.

Fuelling rumours further, O’Halloran was missing from the St Johnstone line-up against Hamilton on Saturday. Scotland on Sunday

Warburton: SPFL need to rethink fixtures

Mark Warburton has blasted the SPFL’s fixtures calendar and wants them to rip it up and start again.

Blaming the revamped League Cup format for throwing his pre-season plans into disarray, Warburton reportedly thinks the season should be made shorter with the Scottish Cup Final scheduled for early May. (Sunday Mail)