Rumour Mill: Dave King rebuke | Dorrans to Rangers? | Halliday exit

Kris Boyd has hit out at Rangers chairman Dave King, Rangers set to sign Graham Dorrans and Andy Halliday has been told his time at Rangers is up.
Rangers chairman Dave King. Picture: SNSRangers chairman Dave King. Picture: SNS
Rangers chairman Dave King. Picture: SNS

Kris Boyd says Dave King should start acting like club chairman

Former Rangers striker Kris Boyd says Rangers should focus on the positive developments happening at the club and not resort to mud slinging.

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King said Celtic had only won two titles despite the Parkhead club notching up six titles in a row.

The Rangers chairman says some of Celtic’s titles don’t count because Rangers weren’t in the top flight.

He said: “But here’s the thing — when is Dave King going to start acting like chairman of Rangers Football Club, and not some fan dragged out of the Broomloan Road stand?”

Rangers to complete signing of Graham Dorrans

Pedro Caixinha hopes to be given the go-ahead to sign Graham Dorrans on Tuesday.

Rangers have made multiple bids for the Scotland cap but so far have not hit Norwich City’s asking price.

A bid of just over £1.3million with future add-ons is currently on the table and will be discussed by the Canaries board today. (Express)

Halliday told his time at Rangers is up

Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha has informed midfielder Andy Halliday that he is surplus to requirements at the club for the upcoming campaign.

The 25-year-old has been told that he can leave the SPL side on loan and it is understood that the midfielder has been ordered to train with the Under-20 squad when the team report back to training on Monday morning. (Sun)

Celtic urged to sort contract for Emilio Izaguirre

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Former Celtic and Scotland left back Tosh McKinlay believes securing the services of Emilio Izaguirre on a new deal will be a huge positive for the Scottish champions.

Izaguirre, the Honduran internationalist who was named PFA Scotland and SFWA Player of the Year back in 2011, has lost his place in the Celtic first team to Kieran Tierney in the past two seasons. (Herald)

New Rangers signing to miss Euro opener

Rangers will take on Luxembourg side Progres Niederkorn in front of a capacity crowd in their first Euro match for six years however they will be without new signing Candeias.

The former Benfica winger cannot play in the Europa League qualifier because his registration will not be released by his last club, Alanyaspor, until July 1.

Celtic face competition for McGinn

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has a decision to make over moving for John McGinn – after Ipswich Town put in an opening offer for the Hibs midfielder.

Ipswich’s opening bid of £1.2million was rejected by the Easter Road club, but Mick McCarthy is set to up his offer for the in-demand 22-year-old. (Express)

Aberdeen target Shaun Maloney

Aberdeen have launched a bid to try and sign Hull City winger Shaun Maloney, according to reports.

The 34-year-old, who has made 19 league appearances for the Tigers over the last two seasons, is thought to be on the verge of signing a one-year contract extension at the KCOM Stadium. (Various)

Celtic set to make signing announcement

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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers is confident he will make a new signing “in the coming days”.

The Northern Irish manager is set to miss out on 21-year-old Serbian winger Srdjan Plavsic, who looks set to join Slavia Prague. (Daily Mail)

Hearts keen on signing Scotland goalkeeper Allan McGregor

Hearts are interested in signing the Scotland international goalkeeper Allan McGregor as their new No 1.

The 35-year-old from Edinburgh tops a list of Tynecastle targets, although he is under contract at Hull City for another 12 months. (Scotsman)