Celtic connected with transfer for Serbian defender; Graeme Murty performs down communicate of a Rangers identify problem and Brendan Rodgers fascinated about bringing Spurs ‘keeper to Glasgow
Tosic on Celtic radar
Celtic had been connected with a transfer for defender Dusko Tosic, who’s lately at Besiktas.
The Serbian global, who can depend Crimson Celebrity Belgrade, Gençlerbirliği and Werder Bremen among his former golf equipment, is a centre part however too can function at left again.
And reviews in Turkey counsel Brendan Rodgers is fascinated about bringing the 32-year-old to Celtic, with a price of round £2.6 million being quoted. (Fotospor)
Rodgers fascinated about Vorm
Brendan Rodgers hasn’t dominated out a transfer for Spurs ‘keeper Michel Vorm subsequent month as he seems to be to reinforce his squad for the membership’s tilt on the Europa League.
The Hoops boss is aware of the Dutchman from their time at Swansea and may just tempt the 34-year-old north of the Border, with the previous Utrecht #1 apparently 3rd selection at White Hart Lane at the back of Hugo Lloris and Paulo Gazzaniga. (More than a few)
Murty performs down identify problem
Graeme Murty has performed down the possibility of Rangers mounting a major identify problem to Celtic over the approaching weeks as he makes a speciality of removing the inconsistency which has already blighted his present stint as caretaker boss.
“This present day Celtic are on best and we’re chasing,” stated Murty. “Chasing is a great place to be in, however we should be higher and extra constant – that’s the theme all over the season.
“We’re in 2nd at the present time, however we need to maintain the small main points and spot the place we’re then. If we commence taking a look forward to Celtic, I haven’t any doubt there are combatants sooner than that that can be taking a look to shuttle us up.” (The Scotsman)
Dembele targeted in spite of switch communicate
Moussa Dembele is at ease about his private scenario in spite of the impending switch window. Below contract till 2020, he hasn’t ever expressed a need to make a pointy go out however is mindful that he will have a option to make at any given second if Celtic obtain an be offering which meets their valuation of him. Brighton, Everton and Fiorentina are all willing with the Seagulls reportedly set to check the water with a £20 million subsequent month.
“I will say I’ve a plan, however the plan can exchange. So long as I’m right here, I will be able to give 100 in line with cent. I simply focal point on my soccer and provides my highest for the membership after which we will be able to see.” (The Scotsman)
Compper deal doubtful?
RB Leipzig boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has insisted he received’t permit Marvin Compper to go away in January – as a result of the membership’s damage issues.
Celtic have been connected with a transfer for the 32-year-old Germany global, even though he could be ineligible for the Hoops’ Europa League ties.
However Hasenhuttl claimed: “Marvin hasn’t ever come to me and stated he’s unsatisfied or installed a switch request. So he’s going to be right here till the summer time a minimum of.” (Scottish Solar)
Alex Rae has radio nightmare
Alex Rae was once compelled into a handy guide a rough U-turn on radio remaining evening – after criticising Conor Sammon for no longer scoring extra objectives for Hearts.
Ex-St Mirren boss Rae, who was once showing on BBC Sportsound, was once discussing Hearts’ loss of objectives along Allan Preston and Richard Gordon, announcing: “Sammon as smartly, he’s were given to pitch up. He’s been in regards to the block.”
Alternatively, Rae’s colleagues introduced him on top of things – Sammon is on mortgage at Partick Thistle – with the previous Ger announcing: “I believed he was once nonetheless right here, proper, k. I used to be taking a look at that previous on. No surprise he’s no longer scored right here!” (More than a few)
No Griff rift, says Rodgers
Celtic supervisor Brendan Rodgers has insisted there may be not anything untoward about Leigh Griffiths’ absence from his beginning line-up.
The Scotland striker has been an unused exchange in Celtic’s remaining 3 fits with remaining season’s best scorer Moussa Dembele and on-loan Paris Saint-Germain youngster Odsonne Edouard most popular
Rodgers stated: “I’m selecting what I feel is the most efficient group. Odsonne [scored] a hat-trick in opposition to Motherwell, and carried out smartly when he got here on in opposition to Anderlecht. It’s about selecting gamers who’re in a just right second and it’s a protracted season.” (The Scotsman)
Levein hopes back-to-back wins imply nook has been became
Craig Levein hopes Hearts have in spite of everything became the nook after Tuesday evening’s 2-Zero win over Dundee at Tynecastle Park stretched their unbeaten run to 5 fits.
Esmael Goncalves and Christophe Berra scored the objectives, however youngsters Lewis Moore, Harry Cochrane and Anthony McDonald all stood out within the victory.
Levein stated: “It was once a just right evening. We stay a blank sheet, Christophe and Isma get at the scoresheet. We’ve had a difficult couple of months and I’m hoping that’s us became the nook.” (Night time Information)
Bartley hails Ibrox win as decisive
Neil Lennon’s Hibs have made everybody take a seat up and take realize following their go back to the Premiership after spending 3 years exiled from the highest flight.
The Easter Highway outfit cross into this night’s fit in opposition to Rangers figuring out victory will haul them stage on issues with the Ibrox facet because the pair, in conjunction with Aberdeen, tussle for 2nd position within the desk.
And Marvin Bartley believes it was once the win in Govan which equipped a springboard for the luck which has adopted, including an enormous injection of self-belief which Bartley claims has under-pinned their season. (Night time Information)
Lennon ‘anticipated to be going through McInnes’
Hibs supervisor Neil Lennon has admitted he totally anticipated to peer Derek McInnes within the away dugout at Easter Highway this night, revealing his marvel that the Aberdeen boss had spurned the danger to take the reins at Rangers.
Revealing that he’d have jumped on the activity if he have been McInnes, Lennon admitted: “I’d have anticipated Derek to be within the dugout this night.
“I’m best surmising, however he had a difficult time at Bristol Town at the back of the scenes. Whilst you’ve had that – and I had it at Bolton – you don’t wish to be firefighting once more. So possibly that’s some of the causes,” Lennon added. (Night time Information)
Hoops play down Twumasi hyperlink
Reviews linking Celtic with Astana ahead Patrick Twumasi glance to had been large of the mark, with ideas that the Hoops aren’t taking a look so as to add the Ghanaian striker to their ranks.
Celtic have been credited with an pastime within the attacker, however a deal now seems to be not going. (More than a few)