DEFENDER Kari Arnason has revealed he’d love to return to Aberdeen.
Speaking exclusively to our sister title the Evening Express, the Iceland international said he’s ‘100% interested’ in coming back to the Granite City.
The player he would be replacing Ash Taylor, meanwhile, has joined Northampton Town. (Evening Express)
The Dons face a struggle to land two other top targets, with Shaun Maloney and Steve May handed fresh chances to impress new bosses at their clubs. (Press & Journal)
Matt Crooks looks to be on his way out of Ibrox, with Scunthorpe making a bid for the 23-year-old midfielder.
The former Accrington man was on loan at the League One club, having failed to make an impression at Rangers. (Scunthorpe Telegraph)
Graham Dorrans is in Glasgow to complete his move to Rangers today.
He’ll become under-pressure boss Pedro Caixinha’s ninth signing of the summer.
Inverness boss John Robertson insists Ross Draper won’t be sold on the cheap.
The 28-year-old midfielder is a target for Highland rivals Ross County, who have made a bid of £80,000 which was turned down. (Press & Journal)
Goalkeeper Neil Alexander is set to return to Livingston.
The former Scotland goalkeeper, who has had spells with Cardiff City, Rangers and Hearts, left Aberdeen at the end of last season. (West Lothian Courier)
Sky Sports sources say that Manchester United have agreed a £75m fee with Everton to sign striker Romelu Luakaku.
The move means that Jose Mourinho may have ended his interest in Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata.
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The Guardian reports that Atletico Madrid are ready to make a first formal bid to take Diego Costa back to the Spanish capital from Chelsea. Blues boss Antonio Conte has made it clear Costa is not in his plans but with no fee yet agreed between the clubs he will be expected back for the start of pre-season on Monday. If Atletico meet an asking price of around £40m a deal could be completed swiftly.
Paris St Germain are set to launch a £70million bid to sign Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho, according to French paper Le10Sport, quoted by the Daily Express. The Brazilian playmaker was outstanding for Jurgen Klopp’s side last season, scoring 13 goals to help Liverpool secure Champions League football and he signed a new five-year contract in January.
West Ham have emerged as the frontrunners to land Burnley striker Andre Gray in a £15m deal, according to the Evening Standard. The 26-year-old has a year remaining on his contract at Turf Moor but has rejected the offer of a new deal. The Clarets will risk losing him for nothing next summer if they do not cash in on him and they are unwilling to match his wage demands.
The Sun reports that Premier League newcomers Huddersfield are on the verge of bringing Danish defender Mathias Jorgensen to the club from FC Copenhagen. Jorgensen has made seven international appearances for Denmark and is likely to cost the Terriers around £3.5m.