The Rumour Mill: Tuesday's football news and gossip

Rangers progressing with Goodwillie talks, midfielder snubs Ibrox move and Wanyama seals Parkhead switch.

Rangers making progress in Goodwillie talks

Ally McCoist says the club are making positive strides in their bid to land Dundee United forward David Goodwillie and are hopeful of reaching a compromise with the Tannadice club over their 2m asking price.

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Cardiff City are also chasing Goodwillie's signature

Rangers miss out on Danns

Crystal Palace midfielder Neil Danns has become the second player in a week to snub Rangers after opting for Leicester City despite being offered a three-year deal to move to Ibrox. (Sun)

Wanyama confirms Celtic deal

Midfielder Victor Wanyama last night confirmed that he had agreed personal terms with the Parkhead club. The 1m transfer of the 20-year-old from Belgian side Germinal Beerschot is expected to be concluded this week. (Express)

Motherwell to deal in Jennings

Steve Jennings is expected to sign a new deal with Motherwell in the next 48 hours despite attracting interest from Aberdeen and Hearts. (Mail)

End nearing for Hooiveld

Celtic defender Jos Hooiveld was been left behind when his team mates flew out to Australia yesterday prompting fears that the 28-year-old's exit from the club may be imminent. (Record)

• Midfielder Niall McGinn has also been left out of the squad which will take part in exhibition matches in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney

Izaguirre quashes Man Utd move rumours

Celtic left back Emilio Izaguirre last night confirmed that he is happy at the Parkhead club and has no immediate plans to leave despite reported interest from Manchester United. (Record)

Skacel concerned over lack of new deal

Hearts midfielder Rudi Skacel says talks over a new contract with the Tynecastle club have stalled despite his existing deal running out at the end of next month. (Record)

Weir and Healy to be offered new deals

Rangers are set to offer 12-month deals to veteran defender David Weir and Northern Ireland striker David Healy. (Express)

Inverness close in on Gornell

Terry Butcher wants to make Accrington Stanley forward Terry Gornell his fourth signing of the season and has entered into negotiations with the 21-year-old who becomes a free agent at the end of June. (Press and Journal)

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