Scottish Football transfer LIVE: Rangers close rival's star, Ibrox fringe players to Pittodrie, St Mirren boss responds to Celtic chief's claims

Football returns this weekend, albeit for only two leagues in Scotland, starting tonight with Dunfermline’s clash with Greenock Morton as the Pars look to close the gap to Hearts at the top of the Championship.
All the latest from around the SPFL. Picture: SNSAll the latest from around the SPFL. Picture: SNS
All the latest from around the SPFL. Picture: SNS

It follows a hectic last week or so where off-field events dominated the headlines, interspersed by some actual football with Celtic’s controversial Dubai trip and the suspension of football below the second tier taking centre stage.

Neil Doncaster, chief executive of the SPFL, has had his say on a variety of matters, including the Dubai camp and the Hibs request for Celtic players to be tested following Christopher Jullien’s positive test for Covid-19.

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On the transfer front, Hibs have been busy and could look to add another today, while Rangers and Hearts are also keen to make signings.

We will have the latest throughout the day as it happens from around the SPFL, including any transfer speculation.

Scottish Football LIVE: Latest news and transfer speculation

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Celtic target agrees Turkey switch

Bright Osayi-Samuel, a reported target of Celtic and a player manager Neil Lennon rates, is said to have agreed a move to Fenerbahce on a free contract.

The 23-year-old winger will move from Queens Park Rangers this summer, according to Sky Sports.

Celtic and Rangers target for January exit

Peterborough United star Siriki Dembele, who has been linked with both Celtic and Rangers, is expected to leave the club in the January window after putting in a transfer request.

Owner Darragh MacAnthony says the club are already looking at replacements for the 24-year-old forward.

McInnes jokes which Rangers players he wants

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes has joked he wants Ryan Kent and Alfredo Morelos as a ‘makeweight’ in the potential deal to take Scott Wright to Ibrox in the January window.

Discussions are ongoing between the two clubs after Rangers approached Wright, who is free to talk to other teams in the final six months of his deal.

McInnes, while resigned to losing Wright eventually, warned it would need to be a good offer to allow the player to leave halfway through the season.

Hibs complete Cadden signing

Olly Lee-aves Hearts

New contract for Stevenson

Motherwell sign Lawless

Jim Goodwin Covid-19 claims

Jim Goodwin has responded to Peter Lawwell’s claims that Celtic have been hardest hit by the coronavirus.

“Every club has felt this has been extremely challenging from day one. Each club has had difficulties to deal with: sometimes they’re outwith our control and sometimes there are things we can do better.


“We’re learning as time goes on.


“If there was a competition as to who’s been hardest hit then I think we’d win it."

Jim Goodwin

Striker waiting game...

Robbie Neilson is prepared to play a waiting game over a new striker signing.

The Hearts boss has targets in mind with players who are ready to come into the team and improve it right away wanted.

With January being a difficult window, patience is key.

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