Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Siegrist, Aberdeen, Ramsay, Rangers, King, Stewart, Hearts

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Celtic have made contact with the representatives of goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist, who is out of contract following four years at Dundee United. (Record)external-link

Meanwhile, Celtic will reportedly have to pay £800,000 to sign Israel midfielder Mohammed Abu Fani from Maccabi Haifa. (Express)external-link

Defender Leon King wants to be "pushing" for a Rangers first-team place next season and is excited to have more opportunities to play with Connor Goldson, who recently signed a new contract. (Sun)external-link

Alex Rae says Rangers' upcoming summer friendly with Sunderland is a good chance for Ibrox manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst to assess Black Cats striker Ross Stewart, who has been linked with a move to Glasgow. Rae played for both clubs. (Record)external-link

Rangers are not interested in signing Stoke City left-back Josh Tymon, despite reports to the contrary. (Herald - subscription required)external-link

Aston Villa are nearing a £300,000 deal for Rangers attacker Rory Wilson, 16. (Express and Star)external-link

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Aberdeen are prepared to wait for their valuation to be met as Liverpool pursue a deal to sign Pittodrie right-back Calvin Ramsay, 18. (Press and Journal - subscription required)external-link

Meanwhile, Aberdeen may be forced to wait in their pursuit of Celtic defender Liam Scales as the Glasgow club try to get other players back from injury. (Record)external-link

A return to Heart of Midlothian for forward Ellis Simms is unlikely, says manager Robbie Neilson after the striker spent the second half of last season on loan from Everton. (Express)external-link

Scotland international Paul McGinn could leave Hibernian a week after triggering a contract extension. (Sun)external-link

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Manager Steve Clarke says captain Andy Robertson was "outstanding" in Scotland's 2-0 win against Armenia.(Sun)external-link

Clarke urges Scotland to go on another long unbeaten run after getting back to winning ways on Wednesday. (Press and Journal - subscription required)external-link

Meanwhile, Rangers goalkeeper Robby McCrorie is expected to be called up to the Scotland senior squad for Saturday's Nations League match with Republic of Ireland.(Sun)external-link

Reports suggest James Fowler is to step down as Kilmarnock's head of football operations. (Herald - subscription required)external-link

Scottish League One club Falkirk have signed former Premiership players Sean Mackie, Stephen McGinn, and Gary Oliver to aid their promotion push. (Herald - subscription required)external-link

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