Scottish Gossip: Rangers, Celtic, St Johnstone, Aberdeen, St Mirren, Morelos, Ferhat

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Former Celtic boss Neil Lennon has questioned whether his successor Ange Postecoglou knows what he's getting into at Parkhead. (Daily Record)external-link

Saint-Etienne are reportedly turning their attention away from Zinedine Ferhat amid reported interest from Rangers, with Nimes holding out for a major pay-out for the 28-year-old Algerian midfielder following their relegation from Ligue 1, according to Hommed. (Daily Record)external-link

Rangers have all but closed the door on an Alfredo Morelos summer exit with the Champions League qualifiers in mind, and there is no clear path for a departure for the 26-year-old Colombia striker from Ibrox despite continued links with Porto. (GOL Caraco)external-link

Celtic have beaten Chelsea, Fulham and Norwich City to the signature of Republic of Ireland Under-21 defender Bosun Lawal after the 18-year-old left Watford's academy. (Glasgow Evening Times)external-link

St Johnstone have expressed an interest in 22-year-old winger Kyle McAllister, who has a year left of his St Mirren contract but has had limited playing time in Paisley. (The Herald)external-link

Guy Melamed, who rejected a new contact with St Johnstone, has turned down two lucrative transfer offers in his native Israel in a bid to continue his footballing career in the United Kingdom, and the 28-year-old striker could yet return to Scottish football. (The National)external-link

Things got heated between Aberdeen and St Johnstone in a pre-season friendly on Friday, with Dons midfielder Scott Brown saying there were "a few nasty tackles" as the two Premiership sides drew 0-0. (Press and Journal)external-link

Former Celtic super-scout John Park is set to be announced as Blackburn Rovers' head of recruitment. (Glasgow Evening Times)external-link

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