8 Premier League players that Celtic & Rangers could sign on loan in January - gallery

Celtic & Rangers could look to strengthen their squads in the January transfer window.

While football fans have spent almost a month without club football due to the World Cup, the Scottish Premiership will return this weekend - closely followed by the start of the transfer window. Clubs will be able to delve back into the market from January 1.

Celtic and Rangers both currently occupy the top two spots in the Scottish to flight, with the former sitting comfortably with a nine point gap on their fierce rivals. Rangers may look to dip into their bank to improve their chances on catching up on Celtic, while Ange Postecoglou’s side will be eager to secure their second consecutive league title.

While many teams look to avoid selling or spending big in the January transfer window, it is always a good idea to instead look to bring in some youngsters on loan. Celtic and Rangers have previously turned to the Premier League to bring in some exciting talent such as Cameron Carter-Vickers, Mohamed Elyounoussi and Amad Diallo and could do the same again.

Here is eight players the two Glasgow giants could consider signing on loan next month...

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