Celtic eye former Man City ace, Rangers player's surprise exit, Celtic defender set for departure, ex-Hearts man to Kilmarnock? - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

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Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

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

Celtic reportedly face a fight with West Ham to secure the services of veteran striker Emmanuel Adebayor. The ex-Arsenal, Man City and Spurs striker is a free agent. (Daily Express)

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Olivier Ntcham will almost certainly start for Celtic against Nomme Kalju while Craig Gordon and new signing Christopher Jullien could also feature for the Hoops. (The Sun)
Former Hearts and Hamilton defender Lennard Sowah has emerged as a target for Kilmarnock. The 26-year-old is currently a free agent. (Daily Record)
Neil Lennon has admitted his progress in signing another right-back for Celtic has stalled, but suggested two new faces could be brought in before the Champions League 3QR. (Daily Record)
Ryan Kent's representatives expect the winger to leave Liverpool on loan despite Jurgen Klopp eyeing a sale for the 22-year-old - but Rangers could face competition from Leeds. (Daily Record)
Neil Lennon has taken the decision to rest James Forrest and Callum McGregor for Celtic's second leg against Nomme Kalju as he aims to avoid the duo suffering burnout. (The Sun)
Hibs midfielder Vykintas Slivka is back in training after overcoming a hip problem sustained on international duty. (Evening News)
Hearts striker Aidan Keena is desperate for a chance to solve the Jambos' profligacy in front of goal after 76 shots yielded just six Betfred Cup goals. (Evening News)
Celtic have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Jose Cifuentes, with Manchester City's offer for the midfielder rejected. (Various)
Craig Levein has hinted at reverting to a three-man defence for Hearts' trip to face Aberdeen this weekend
Rangers fans are surprised the club has allowed promising forward Andy Dallas to join Cambridge on a permanent deal. (Various)
Celtic remain interested in Newcastle goalkeeper Freddie Woodman, according to reports. (The Chronicle)
Celtic have completed the signing of Norwegian teenage defender Leo Fuhr Helde from Rosenborg
Hibs are anxiously awaiting the results of a scan on Martin Boyles knee after the winger limped out of the Betfred Cup tie with Elgin City. (Evening News)
Hibs midfielder Stevie Mallan is targeting a place in Steve Clarke's next Scotland squad as he looks to kick on after a successful first season at Easter Road. (Evening News)
Jack Hendry could depart Celtic on loan to Hull City this season in a bid to get more game time. (Daily Mail)