Scottish Football Comment And Transfer Talk.
Written by RockSport on January 1, 2018
Burnley could revive their summer interest in Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic, with the champions monitoring Dundee’s Jack Hendry as a potential replacement.
The Dens Park club want a fee of £1.5m for Hendry, though, with other clubs monitoring his situation.
Celtic are preparing for a busy month of transfers, and Stoke City are the latest English Premier League side to show an interest in Moussa Dembele, sending their chief scout to watch the French striker in Saturday’s Old Firm game.
Rangers defender David Bates says the Ibrox side can still catch Celtic in the Premiership this season, following the 0-0 draw at Celtic Park.
Falkirk manager Paul Hartley says that he could not stand in the of Jimmy Nicholl returning to Rangers as assistant manager.
Morton manager Jim Duffy says Nicholl is the “perfect” choice for assistant manager by Rangers boss Graeme Murty.
Connor Sammon, on loan at Partick Thistle from Hearts, wants to settle down at one club for the next spell of his career.
Hibernian midfielder Danny Swanson says he will switch off from football completely for a week following the “hardest year of my life”. He wants to be fully recharged before the club’s winter training camp in Portugal.
Steven Hammell says Motherwell’s defeat to local rivals Hamilton Academical will haunt him throughout the winter break.