Celtic battle to land defensive target, Rangers loan move in doubt, Kieran Tierney to Arsenal latest, Kilmarnock eye Juventus star - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

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Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Stories from Celtic, Hibs, Kilmarnock and Rangers in today's round-up

Celtic face a battle with Bournemouth to land Luton defender Jack Stacey, with the Cherries keen to add the versatile player to their ranks. (The Sun)

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Arsenal have opened talks with Nacho Monreal to cancel his 65k-a-week contract as the Gunners prepare a second bid of 22m for Celtic's Kieran Tierney (Daily Record)
Rangers have told fans to hold off booking trips for next week's Europa League tie with St Joseph's, with UEFA still to formally approve details of the match. (The Scotsman)
Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo has admitted he still hasn't spoken to Hoops boss Neil Lennon, telling Celtic TV: "I think in the next ten days, well see each other and have a good conversation." (Celtic TV)
Rangers winger Glenn Middleton's proposed loan move to Doncaster appears to be up in the air after Rovers boss Grant McCann was appointed manager of Hull City. (Various)
Celtic have until 11pm tonight to register new signings for the Champions League qualifiers, although they are permitted to sign two "wildcards" up until 11pm on Sunday night. (Various)
Kilmarnock are keen to thrash out a loan deal for Juventus goalkeeper Laurentiu Branescu to provide competition for Killie's sole senior 'keeper Jamie MacDonald. (The Sun)
Trialist striker Ryan Moon scored for Hibs as the Capital club went down 3-2 to Championship new boys Arbroath at Gayfield. (Evening News)
Oran Kearney has returned to former club Coleraine after a brief spell in charge of St Mirren (BBC)
German second-tier side Nurnberg have been told to they must offer more than half-a-million for Kilmarnock defender Greg Taylor (Various)
Blackpool are keen on signing Rangers forward Ryan Hardie (Various)
Former Celtic midfielder Joe Ledley is reportedly close to joining Dutch side Fortuna Sittard after leaving Derby (Voetbalzone)
Former Hearts, Dundee and Dundee United defender Ryan McGowan has joined Sydney FC in Australia (Evening News)
Aberdeen have completed the permanent signing of former Manchester United striker James Wilson, who spent last season on loan at Pittodrie (Various)