Could Nathan Dyer team up with former boss Rodgers at Celtic?
NATHAN Dyer has been linked with a move to Celtic and a reunion with former boss Brendan Rodgers.
The diminutive winger, who spent time on loan at English Premier League champions Leicester last season, has been at Swansea since 2009.
Celtic are reportedly on the lookout for wingers and Dyer could fit the bill for Rodgers. (Various)
Cummings a target for Trabzonspor
JASON Cummings has emerged as a surprise target for Turkish Super Lig outfit Trabzonspor - although Hibs say they are yet to receive any offers for the striker.
New Hibs head coach Neil Lennon is keen on keeping the forward. who has been linked with half a dozen clubs in the English Championship, at Easter Road.
Cummings has been offered a new deal by Hibs, but Trabzonspor vice-president Nevzat Aydın said: “Cummings from the Scottish leagues is a possibility. He is on our list of transfer targets and we are hoping to conclude a deal.” (Daily Record)
Rangers linked with Clint Hill and Matthew Stevens
RANGERS could make a move for QPR veteran Clint Hill and freed Barnet youngster Matthew Stevens, as Mark Warburton seeks further additions to his squad.
Hill, who is 38 in October, has spent the last six years at Loftus Road, following spells with Tranmere, Oldham, Stoke and Crystal Palace and could add some much-needed experience to the Rangers defence.
The 18-year-old Stevens, however, would likely join the Ibrox side’s development squad, and made 12 appearances for Barnet last season. (Various)
New Logan deal in doubt
A NEW contract for Hibs goalkeeper Conrad Logan is looking less likely despite his Scottish Cup heroics, according to reports.
The Irishman helped Hibs to victory over Dundee United in the semi-final, becoming a favourite with the Easter Road faithful, and looked set for a new deal had Alan Stubbs remained in charge.
But the arrival of Neil Lennon could mean Logan misses out on the chance to extend his stay in Leith. (CCP)
Allan vows to impress Rodgers
CELTIC midfielder Scott Allan has vowed to do all he can to impress new Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers.
The former Hibs talisman made just 13 appearances last season for the Hoops, thanks to injuries and form of others.
But Allan said: “I’m really looking forward to getting back in and showing the manager what I can do and if I do well, then hopefully I can get a good run at it this year.” (Various)
Hearts bring in Sammon and Rherras
HEARTS yesterday completed the signings of Conor Sammon and Faycal Rherras, as Robbie Neilson looks to bolster his squad for both Europe and the new Scottish Premiership campaign.
Ex-Kilmarnock striker Sammon, who has had spells at Wigan, Derby, Ipswich, Rotherham and Sheffield United since leaving Rugby Park, joins on a three-year deal while Moroccan international Rherras also signed on for three years.
Neilson described the acquisition of Rherras as a ‘coup’, given his experience in the Belgian leagues and at international level. (Evening News)
Stokes in talks with Blackburn
ANTHONY Stokes is to hold talks with Blackburn Rovers chiefs over a potential move, amid reports Owen Coyle wants to team up Stokes with Danny Graham.
Graham - a target for Stokes’ former club Celtic - is currently a free agent, but spent time at Ewood Park on loan last season.
And Stokes has emerged as a target for a number of Championship clubs including Leeds, Birmingham, Rotherham and now Blackburn. (Daily Mail)
‘Well youngster joins Seagulls
MOTHERWELL youngster Ben Hall, 19, has joined Brighton on a two-year deal after turning down several new offers from the Fir Park side.
The defender - who has been at Motherwell for three years - began his career with Dungannon Swifts, and made 18 appearances for the Steelmen.
Manager Mark McGhee said: “We are obviously disappointed Ben has chosen Brighton, but this is further vindication of our policy at the club of developing young talent and should give hope to the youngsters currently at the club and in the Academy.” (Various)
NEWS IN BRIEF
• Hearts defender Juwon Oshaniwa has claimed he is wanted by Antalyaspor and Kayserispor in Turkey and is waiting for Hearts to respond
• Paul Hanlon yesterday signed a new three-year deal at Hibs, saying the arrival of Neil Lennon had convinced him to stay
• Iceland claimed a credible draw with Portugal last night at the Euros, as they made their bow in the tournament