The latest news and gossip from around Scottish football including the latest speculation surrounding Alfredo Morelos.

Eintracht Frankfurt ‘to make big-money offer for Morelos’ 

The Daily Record are reporting that Rangers are bracing themselves for a big-money bid from Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt for last season’s top scorer Alfredo Morelos. The paper reports that the Bundesliga side sent scouts to eye up the striker in the 6-0 Europa League rout on St Joseph’s on Thursday night. Last month Steven Gerrard confirmed no bids had been made so far for the striker. (Daily Record)

READ MORE: Rangers boss Steven Gerrard happy to have striking selection dilemma over Alfredo Morelos and Jermain Defoe

Newcastle pursue James Tavernier

Newcastle are thought to be considering a move for Rangers captain James Tavernier. Steve Brice who recently joined the club as manager is thought to be considering making him a key target for Newcastle United. (Daily Mail)

Right back to join Celtic 

Israeli club Hapoel Be’er Sheva have confirmed that defender Hatem Abd Elhamed is on his way to Celtic. Alona Barkat, owner of the Israeli club said a £1.6million deal has been agreed with the Scottish champions. She told The Sun: “What I have said to Hatem will remain private between us. But I am the owner of a proud club that our player is going to play in a great team like Celtic. We are honoured and wish that all of our players fulfil their dreams.”

Stevie May to Kilmarnock?

Stevie May could be set to join Kilmarnock after Aberdeen granted permission for the striker to speak to their Premiership rivals. (Daily Record)

Ross County hoping to sign short term goalie

Ross County are hopeful over signing a goalkeeper by the end of this week to provide short-term cover from Nathan Baxter who is scheduled to return from Chelsea once he recovers from a dislocated shoulder. (Press & Journal)

READ MORE: Who can Celtic be drawn against in the Champions League third qualifying round?

Christophe Berra says he won’t turn his back on Scotland

Hearts captain Christophe Berra has said he will never turn his back on Scotland and has had talks with national head coach Steve Clarke. (Various)

Andy Dallas open to loan move

Rangers forward Andy Dallas is open to another loan move if it will bring him closer to starring in the Ibrox first team. He told The Herald: “At the moment I’m back at Rangers and I’ll see what the plan is for me. I feel like the loan option is a good one for younger players like myself because the gap between reserve and first team football is massive. (The Herald)

READ MORE: Who can Rangers be drawn against in the Europa League 3rd qualifying round? 

Bates still part of plans at Hamburg

Scotland defender David Bates is still in Hamburg’s plans despite reports in Germany suggesting he could leave

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