Celtic target turns down Hoops switch, ex-Rangers man makes claim about striker, Lennon in Lawwell plea, Rangers man on way out? - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

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Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

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

George Baldock is understood to have turned down an approach from Celtic before agreeing a new deal with Sheffield United (Various)

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Ryan Porteous is in contention to make his first competitive appearance for Hibs in seven months this weekend. (Evening News)
Alex Rae believes Alfredo Morelos ought to be grateful to veteran rival Jermain Defoe - for leading him on to the straight and narrow at Rangers. (The Scotsman)
Tom Rogic is back in training with Celtic but will not be involved against AIK, having not featured for the Hoops since the Scottish Cup final in May. (Various)
Neil Lennon says Vakoun Issouf Bayo is still short of match fitness. Lennon said: "He's been back training but obviously still has a bit to go to get his match fitness up." (Various)
St Johnstone are keen on signing out-of-favour Rangers midfielder Jason Holt as Tommy Wright looks to boslter his squad. (The Sun)
Hibs Ladies will meet Capital rivals Hearts on Sunday with a place in the SSE Scottish Cup quarter-finals up for grabs. (Evening News)
Neil Lennon has urged Celtic fans to lay off Peter Lawwell, saying: The abuse is very unfair. Hes presided over eight in a row and three Trebles, and weve been in the last 16 in the Champions League a few times." (The Sun)
Craig Halkett is pushing for his first Scotland call-up after an impressive start to the season at new club Hearts with former boss David Hopkins insisting he should have got the nod last year. (Evening News)
Lyon won't sell Moussa Dembele this summer after links with Man Utd and Juventus so there will be no immediate windfall for Celtic. (The Sun)
Celtic's Nir Bitton and Joe Aribo of Rangers will miss the second legs of their respective Europa League play-off ties if they pick up bookings this evening. (The Sun)
Ross McCrorie has said he'll play anywhere to help loan side Portsmouth after the Rangers midfielder was deployed as a right-back in Pompey's 3-3 draw with Coventry on Tuesday. (Daily Record)