Rumour Mill: Leigh Griffiths | Mark Warburton | Libor Kozak

Leigh Griffiths is attracting interest. Picture: TSPL
Leigh Griffiths is attracting interest. Picture: TSPL
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Leigh Griffiths set for new deal, Mark Warburton linked with Swansea move and Libor Kozak a target for Celtic.

Leigh Griffiths set to be given new Celtic deal

Striker Leigh Griffiths is ready to commit his future to Celtic amid transfer links with a host of Premier League clubs, reports say.

The 25-year-old Scot has already racked up 19 goals in 29 appearances for Celtic this season and has attracted the attention of several English clubs.

Crystal Palace and Swansea are said to be monitoring Griffiths ahead of a possible January deal, but their interest appears to be futile as The Sun report that the former Wolves star is hoping to pledge his future to Celtic. (Newsshopper)

Mark Warburton linked to Swansea job

Rangers manager Mark Warburton has been linked to the vacant Swansea manager’s job following the departure of Garry Monk.

Ajax assistant Dennis Bergkamp and former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers are also in the running (Various)

Celtic interested in Libor Kozak

Celtic assistant manager John Collins has confirmed the club had revived their interest in Aston Villa striker Libor Kozak. (Scotsman)

New contract ties Jamie Walker to Hearts until 2018

Hearts have signed up Jamie Walker on an extended contract, which ties the winger to the Tynecastle club until the summer of 2018. (Scotsman)

Naismith frustrated with lack of Everton starts

Scotland international Steven Naismith insists he has never experienced a more challenging season than the one which currently finds him on the outside looking in at Everton despite being 100 per cent fit.

Naismith has made just four starting appearances in the Premier League this seasonand has not played in a league match since being substituted at half-time of the 3-0 defeat at home to Manchester United two months ago. (Scotsman)

Rangers target Dundee’s Greg Stewart

Rangers are lining up a New Year swoop for Dundee star Greg Stewart.

The Championship front-runners have targeted the highly-rated 25-year-old striker as they eye a dream return to the Scottish top-flight. (Record)