Rumour Mill: United to battle Chelsea for Dembele | Strachan moves for Gallagher | '˜Don't fear Celtic 10-in-a-row'|

Manchester United have reportedly entered the race to sign Celtic star Moussa Dembele.

Celtic Moussa Dembele celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game against Hamilton. Picture: PA Wire/Jeff Holmes
Celtic Moussa Dembele celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game against Hamilton. Picture: PA Wire/Jeff Holmes

United to battle Chelsea for £30million Dembele

Manchester United will face stiff competition from Chelsea for Celtic striker Moussa Dembele, as Jose Mourinho considers his options for the summer. Antoine Griezmann remains the preferred signing, but at £85 million there is no guarantee of an agreement between the two clubs. Dembele would be significantly cheaper, though it would require beating Chelsea to his signature. United are also interested in Celtic’s full-back Kieran Lee. (Daily Star)

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Gordon Strachan moves to bring Sam Gallagher back from England

Scotland have made a move to persuade highly rated Southampton striker Sam Gallagher into making a U-turn on his decision to play for England. (Various)

Brendan Rodgers: Celtic belong with the big guns of Europe

The Celtic boss watched Manchester City’s eight-goal thriller against Monaco and it only reaffirmed his beliefs that the Hoops can reach that level of performance in Europe. (Daily Record)

Rangers fans fearing Celtic 10-in-a-row must be patient, says Graeme Murty

The interim manager said he understands fans wanting to halt the Celtic juggernaut, but is adamant Gers will challenge the champions in the future. (Daily Record)

Ex-Hibs striker Garry O’Connor to start football school

Shoplifting football star Garry O’Connor is set to launch his own coaching academy. (The Sun)

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Hearts boss not rattled by fan confrontation at Easter Road

Ian Cathro insists he will accept any criticism that comes his way after being the subject of an angry tirade from a Hearts fan as he left Easter Road following the Scottish Cup humbling by Hibs. (Evening News)

Barry Ferguson’s future as manager of Clyde in doubt

Barry Ferguson’s future as manager of Clyde is in doubt following the 1-0 loss to Annan Athletic at Galabank. Ferguson met with the Broadwood side’s board immediately after the defeat which saw the team drop to eighth place in League 2. It was Clyde’s tenth league match in a row without a win. (The Scotsman)

Lee Wallace: No excuses for “shocking” run

Rangers skipper Lee Wallace admits there are no excuses for their “shocking” run. Caretaker boss Graeme Murty suffered a second consecutive defeat when Billy McKay netted an 89th-minute winner for Inverness Caledonian Thistle on Friday night. (The Scotsman)

Henry Onyekuru confirms he will quit Eupen, but remains silent on Celtic move

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Eupen forward Henry Onyekuru has confirmed he will quit the Belgian club this coming summer, but is remaining coy on whether Celtic will be his destination. (Inside Futbol)

Andrew Shinnie keen to stay at Hibs after thrilling derby

Andrew Shinnie knows that a return to English football would be of financial benefit but having experienced the legal high of a derby win, he says there are some things that money cannot buy. (The Scotsman)

Well fans call for sacking of Mark McGhee

A group of Motherwell fans staged a protest outside the main stand against Mark McGhee’s management of the team during the Steelmen’s 5-1 defeat at home to Dundee. (The Scotsman)

Craig Gordon secures new deal

Craig Gordon ended uncertainty over his future by signing a new contract. The Scotland keeper has verbally agreed a new three-and-a-half year deal with Celtic. (The Sun)