Rumour Mill: Jelle Vossen | Danny Wilson | Denayer

Genk's forward Jelle Vossen. Picture: Getty
Genk's forward Jelle Vossen. Picture: Getty
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Jelle Vossen interested in move to Celtic, Rangers look to seal Danny Wilson transfer and Lyon look to take Denayer on loan.

Vossen confirms interest in Celtic move

Jelle Vossen last night opened the door to a £2 million switch to Celtic.

It was revealed last week that Parkhead manager Ronny Deila has targeted the KRC Genk striker and he has now confirmed that he would be interested in a move to Glasgow.

The Genk forward made an impression while on loan at Middlesbrough last season with the Teeside club keen to secure a permanent move also.


Rangers continue Danny Wilson pursuit

Rangers will reopen talks with Danny 
Wilson in the next 72 hours in a bid to seal the defender’s return to Ibrox.

The deal to land the former Hearts 
stopper stalled last week but it is understood Mark Warburton and Davie Weir have now made it their top priority. (Record)

- Celtic assistant manager John Collins has ruled out his side making a move for free agent Danny Wilson this summer.

The former Liverpool defender has left Hearts and has been linked with a move to Rangers while Celtic are also understood to have kept tabs on the player.

But Collins has ended any talk of the Bhoys moving to take Wilson to Celtic Park.

Collins said in a press conference: “We won’t be pursuing Danny Wilson, no.” (Various)

John Hartson could be set for West Ham return

West Ham United could appoint John Hartson as their new forwards coach ahead of the new season.

Hartson, 40, has been out of football since 2008, but could now his return to former club West Ham as they look to replace Teddy Sheringham. (Mail)

Lyon keen on Denayer loan move

French giants Lyon are continuing to push to sign Jason Denayer on loan from Manchester City.

The Belgian international made 44 appearances in all competitions for Celtic this season, establishing himself as a key man under Norwegian boss Ronny Deila.

(Le Progres)

New Rangers manger yet to meet Dave King

New Rangers manager Mark Warburton has revealed he did not hold any face-to-face discussions with Dave King before being appointed on Monday.

His only serious interaction with the club chairman and proposed major investor appears to have been hearing an interview given by the South African-based businessman after he was passed fit and proper to head up the Ibrox board. (Scotsman)

Aidan Smith: Old Firm plundering damages Scots game

WHEN I was younger, so much younger than today, I wrote a letter to a footballer. I’m a bit nervous about admitting this now because I suppose it was fanmail, similar to what a teenybopper – are young, pop-obsessed girls still called that? – would seal with a kiss and send to One Direction. In my defence, the letter was grammatically spot-on. Not because I went to an especially good school, simply a Scottish school of that period. I didn’t use pink ink, nor was there any heart-shaped punctuation.

Edinburgh sides battle for John McGinn

Hearts and Hibs are scrapping for the signature of John McGinn.

The 20-year-old will leave 
St Mirren this summer, with the Paisley side holding out for a £270,000 compensation fee.

English clubs Rotherham and Wigan have now been joined by both Edinburgh sides in the chase for the Scotland Under-21 star. (Record)

Celtic target keen on move to Germany

Striker for Norwegian side Veton Berisha has said that he would be interested in a move to Germany and not Celtic Park despite interest from Ronny Deila. (Various)