Amartey on Celtic’s radar as transfer talks progress – Latest gossip on Friday

Celtic are looking to renew their bid for Besiktas’ Ghana midfielder Daniel Amartey, who previously played under Brendan Rodgers at Leicester City. Meanwhile, Hibernian are considering a bid from an unnamed French club for striker Elie Youan, which could be worth up to £2m plus add-ons.

Rodgers had wanted to bring Ademola Lookman to Celtic in 2016 but was unable to due to pricing. Matt O’Riley is set to leave Celtic after the Scottish Cup final, with an English top-flight team favored to sign him. St Johnstone’s takeover by Adam Webb is expected to be approved next month, with approval from the English Football League.

Aberdeen have targets in mind for their summer goalkeeping options, including Robby McCrorie and Hakon Valdimarsson. Anthony Ralston is seen as a strong option for Scotland’s defense by Rodgers. David Gray is a top candidate to replace Nick Montgomery as Hibs manager while Jamie McGrath is in talks on a new contract with Aberdeen.

Ipswich captain Sam Morsy has been seen wearing a Celtic top during a post-season training session in Dubai. The back page of The Courier features these latest developments in the world of Scottish football.

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