Celtic linked with frozen-out EPL star, Rangers man out of European squad, Celtic closing in on deal for attacker, Aberdeen KB loan offer - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

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Scottish Premiership Rumour Mil

Stories from Aberdeen, Celtic, Hearts, Hibs, Kilmarnock, Rangers, St Johnstone and the Scotland national team in today's round-up

Celtic are closing in on a loan deal for Bournemouth's Jordan Ibe after apparently refusing to pay the 20 million asking price for the 23-year-old. (Daily Express)

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Celtic have been loosely linked with Asmir Begovic, who has fallen to third choice 'keeper in Bournemouth's first-team squad. (Various)
Borna Barisic has been called up to the Croatia squad despite seemingly losing his first-team berth at Rangers (Various)
Celtic scouts are understood to have run the rule over Greg Taylor, who has been linked with a move to the champions from Kilmarnock. (Daily Record)
Celtic fans have hit out at the club after the Hoops reportedly signed Jonathan Afolabi from Southampton - but with no official announcement from the champions. (Various)
Key Hearts players Steven Naismith and John Souttar both have an outside chance of returning from injury for Sundays Premiership trip to Celtic. (Evening News)
Scotland Under-21 boss Scot Gemmill has insisted there is no limit to where Ryan Porteous can go in football after giving the Hibs youngster an immediate recall to international duty. (Evening News)
Steven Fletcher is considering international retirement as the 32-year-old striker waits to discuss his Scotland future with manager Steve Clarke. (The Scotsman)
Aberdeen have knocked back a loan offer from St Johnstone for Stevie May. (Various)
Filip Helander has been left out of Rangers' latest European squad with new duo Brandon Barker and Andy King added. (Daily Record)
Stephen Gleeson could be on his way out of Aberdeen with Derek McInnes also looking to send a few youngsters out on loan. (Daily Record)
Hibs playmaker Scott Allan says theres plenty more to come from him this season, claiming he is operating at less than 80 per cent of his capabilities. (Evening News)
The SFA's compliance officer will investigate comments made by club ambassador Tom Boyd during a Celtic TV broadcast of Celtic v Morton. (The Scotsman)
Leeds United have been credited with an interest in Hamilton youngster George Stanger. (Evening Times)
Craig Levein is looking forward to welcoming Hearts winger Callumn Morrison back into his squad. The wideman could feature against St Mirren in the SPFL reserve league today. (Evening News)