CELTIC are hoping to conclude a deal for Boli Bolongoli-Mbombo in time for their Champions League qualifiers, Kyle Lafferty could be on his way Thailand and Kilmarnock have knocked back a bid from a German club for Greg Taylor.

Lafferty set for Thailand move?

Thai Super League champions Buriram have had an opening bid for Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty rejected, but are said to be preparing a second offer to lure the 31-year-old to Asia. The Daily Record believe that Buriram would be able to offer Lafferty a more lucrative contract than his current deal at Ibrox.

Compper joins Duisburg

Celtic defender Marvin Compper, who made just one appearance for the club in 18 months, has agreed a move to German side Duisberg. The club’s sporting director Ivo Grlic said: "He is the leading player who perfectly compliments our young team with his qualities."

Rangers’ Europa League opponents revealed

Rangers will face St Joseph's in the Europa League first qualifying round following their preliminary stage victory over Prishtina. The Gibraltarians were 2-0 winners on Tuesday night as they secured a 3-1 aggregate triumph to set up a meeting with Steven Gerrard's side.

Gordon: I won’t put a limit on Hibs’ ambition

New Hibernian owner Ron Gordon, who completed a takeover of the club yesterday, has refused to limit how far the team can go under his watch. Gordon said: “I don't think there should be a limit to the ambition here. That is not to say that we can win the championship, as it is not so easy, but we need to start making progress.”

Celtic closing in on Bolingoli-Mbombo

Celtic’s £3 million move for Rapid Vienna full-back Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo is getting closer and Neil Lennon hopes that the deal can be concluded before Celtic’s Champions League qualifiers. “We are not too far away, and he will be another good addition to the squad,” Lennon revealed. “He fits the criteria and hopefully he’ll be in before Thursday.”

Napoli frontrunners to sign Tierney

Serie A club Napoli have moved ahead of Arsenal in the race to sign Celtic full-back Kieran Tierney, with the Scottish Sun reporting that the Italians will table a formal bid within the next 48 hours. Arsenal have already had a £15 million bid knocked back and Napoli are reportedly prepared to outbid the English club.

Wilson on brink of signing for Aberdeen

Ex-Manchester United striker James Wilson, who spent last season on loan at Pittodrie, is set to join the club on a two-year deal. The Scottish Sun are reporting that the 23-year-old will reject better offers from England in order to join Derek McInnes’ side.

Kilmarnock knock back Taylor bid

Nurnberg, who play in the second tier of German football, have had a bid of £500,000 for Kilmarnock left-back Greg Taylor rejected, report the Scottish Sun. Taylor is apparently being monitored by a number of English Championship clubs and Kilmarnock are holding out for a larger fee.

Caldwell: Board will make right call on takeover

Partick Thistle manager Gary Caldwell is convinced that the club’s board will make the correct decision in regards to a potential takeover from a billionaire consortium. Caldwell said: “This is the best board I’ve worked with by a long way in their strategic approach to everything and open and honest way they deal with everything.”

Shankland set to join Dundee United

Lawrence Shankland, who is a free agent after leaving Ayr United at the end of last season, is set to sign on the dotted line at Tannadice, according to the Scottish Sun. Shankland will have a medical at Dundee United today and will sign a three-year deal at the club.