Celtic ace attracting fresh interest ahead of January as Rangers man wants future ‘sorted’

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All the latest Celtic and Rangers news and rumours

Celtic picked up a late 1-0 win over Aberdeen at Pittodrie this weekend. The Hoops were able to finally get their goal after dominating the contest on 87 minutes courtesy of captain Callum McGregor’s wicked strike.

Rangers played last Thursday and beat Hibernian 3-2 at Ibrox in Michael Beale’s first competitive match in charge. Here is a look at some of the latest news regarding the pair...

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Spanish interest in defender

Celtic right-back Josip Juranovic is reportedly on the radar of Espanyol. According to a report by AS (as per Glasgow Times) the La Liga outfit are the latest European side to keep tabs on the defender. He had an impressive World Cup with Croatia and has put himself in the shop window this winter.

Celtic's Josip Juranovic picked up a minor injury playing for Croatia at the World Cup.  (Photo by Craig Williamson / SNS Group)Celtic's Josip Juranovic picked up a minor injury playing for Croatia at the World Cup.  (Photo by Craig Williamson / SNS Group)
Celtic's Josip Juranovic picked up a minor injury playing for Croatia at the World Cup. (Photo by Craig Williamson / SNS Group)

Winger fitness latest

The Hoops were without Sead Haksabanovic against Aberdeen after he picked up an injury in training. However, as per 67 Hail Hail, the former West Ham man isn’t expected to be sidelined for an extended period of time. His teammates didn’t miss him too much in the end as they were able to get the three points.

Midfielder contract update

Rangers are yet to speak with Ryan Jack about his contract situation. The midfielder’s current deal expires at the end of this season. He has said, via Football Scotland: “I’ve not had a conversation with anyone. When that comes, we’ll sit down and see what the plan is for the future. Obviously, you want to have your own future secured. If any player tells you otherwise they’re talking nonsense.”

New move for ex-player

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Ex-Gers and Motherwell midfielder Nicky Law is reportedly poised to become player/assistant head coach of MLS Pro League side Huntsville City, according to Football Scotland. The 34-year-old is looking to have a career in coaching now over in America. He spent three years at Ibrox from 2013 to 2016.

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Law, who has been playing in the USL Championship with Tampa Bay Rowdies, will now take his first steps into coaching as No.2 to former West Ham and Wales internationalist Jack Colllison as he leaves Atlanta United 2.

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