Scottish football transfer LIVE: Celtic 'target' on the move from Preston, Rangers to sign Bournemouth's Simpson, Hearts man in demand

All that’s happening in Scottish football on Thursday, January 28, 2021.

Scottish football latest on 28/01/21
Scottish football latest on 28/01/21

It’s the morning after the night before and the dust has settled on six SPFL Premiership encounters played this week.

So it’s back to transfer business for many – and Rangers have already made a second move of the month this morning – while some clubs are also preparing for weekend games as well as the conclusion to the transfer window.

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Will there be more movement at Ibrox? Will Neil Lennon be able to recruit the defensive re-enforcements he is coveting? Will Hearts or Hibs do more business – with Leigh Griffiths touted for a dream Easter Road return by one ex-Hibee? And what of Aberdeen and Scott Wright’s scenario?

There is plenty to mull over as well as inevitable reaction to some of the controversial incidents across last night’s games on what is already shaping up as another busy day in Scottish football.

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Kamara ‘can play in top five leagues’

Rangers star Glen Kamara has been tipped to play for a team challenging for titles in one of Europe’s big five leagues.

Celtic open pre-contract talks

Celtic are said to have opened talks with Sheffield Wednesday teenager Liam Shaw as they look to agree a pre-contract deal.

Stewart wanted by Sunderland

Sunderland have stepped up the chase for Ross County forward Ross Stewart. The 24-year-old was previously linked with a move to Hibs. 

Celtic try to push through Davies deal

Celtic are reportedly trying to push through a deal with Ben Davies this month as they near a pre-contract deal with the defender. The Scottish Sun claim manager Neil Lennon is keen to get a deal brokered for the Preston North End star in the January window after losing Christopher Jullien to a knee injury and seeing right-back Jeremie Frimpong sold to Bayer Leverkusen.

Reported Celtic target Ben Pearson is close to a move to Bournemouth according to Sky Sports

David Healy has returned to his former club to pick up one of Rangers’ youngsters.

Praise for Rangers boss

Glen Johnson has added his voice to the growing, and glowing, tributes to Steven Gerrard for the job that’s being done at Rangers.

Johnson played alongside Gerrard for Liverpool and England and has been impressed. More here.

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