Rumour Mill: Rangers make £3m bid | doubts over future of Lee Wallace | Celtic star reaffirms commitment

Rangers have made a £3m bid for Jake Cooper, there are fresh doubts over Lee Wallace's future at Rangers, and Celtic star Jozo Simunovic has reaffirmed his commitment to the club.

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Wallace future at Ibrox

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Doubts over Lee Wallace’s future at Ibrox have grown after the left-back was omitted from the club’s Europa League squad. Steven Gerrard said last month that he would like to utilise the former club captain, if available, but the 30-year-old will play no part in either game against Shkupi. (Scottish Sun)

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Rangers make £3m bid

Rangers have made a £3million bid for Millwall defender Jake Cooper. The club have made an approach despite Lions manager Neil Harris insisting that the centre-back is not for sale. Rangers are in the hunt for another player at the position with Bruno Alves set to leave for Parma. (Scottish Sun)

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Simunovic happy at Celtic

Jake Cooper impressed for Millwall in the Championship last term. Picture: Getty
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Jozo Simunovic has reiterated his commitment to Celtic amid interest in the Croatian defender. French side Lille have reportedly been weighing up a move for the centre-back, though Simunovic insists he’s happy in Glasgow and is looking forward to another Champions League campaign. (Scottish Sun)

Rangers sign Coulibaly

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Rangers have completed the signing of Mali international midfielder Lassana Coulibaly on a season-long loan from French side Angers SCO. The 22-year-old is the Ibrox club’s eighth signing of the summer, and the third midfielder after the arrival of Scott Arfield and Ovie Ejaria. (The Scotsman)

Rangers complete Sadiq deal

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Rangers have confirmed the signing of Roma striker Umar Sadiq on a season-long loan, pending international clearance. The 21-year-old - Steven Gerrard’s ninth summer signing - impressed for NAC Breda last season, scoring five goals in 12 matches for the Dutch outfit. (The Scotsman)

Hearts confirm Vanecek deal

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Hearts have confirmed the signing of Czech striker David Vanecek on a pre-contract from FK Teplice. The 6ft 4in forward will join the Tynecastle club on January 1, 2019 in a deal that will keep him in Gorgie until May 2020. Manager Craig Levein still hopes to bring Vanecek to Hearts this summer. (Evening News)

Rodgers praises players

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Brendan Rodgers heaped praise on his Celtic players for coping with suffocating conditions in Armenia to take a huge step towards the second qualifying round of the Champions League. Goals from Odsonne Edouard, James Forrest and Callum McGregor gave the Scottish champions a 3-0 win over Alashkert. (The Scotsman)

Hartley replaces McHugh as ‘Well captain

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Peter Hartley has become the new captain of Motherwell after Carl McHugh decided to step down from the position. McHugh felt his performances had suffered as a result of the extra responsibility and that the team would improve if he handed the armband over to someone else. (Scottish Sun)