The latest news and gossip from around Scottish football as Celtic look to strengthen this transfer window, and 

Celtic ‘working away’ on deal

Neil Lennon has said that Celtic are "working away in the background" as his side look to bring in one more signing before the transfer window closes next month.

He told the Daily Record: "We're working away in the background trying to get the right fit and the right player in the right position. "I'm delighted with the business we've done. Shane has come in and had an instant impact.

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"Barkas is settling in very well, Ajeti has scored three goals already with limited time on the pitch. We've still got David Turnbull, he's made his debut, to get his first start, we're delighted with that signing too. And then there's Elyounoussi.”

"We've brought in real quality and as time goes by we'll see that manifest itself as we go along.

"It's a different market and not a lot of business being done so in that aspect in terms of bringing players in, like all dealings they're protracted at times but in terms of attracting players here it's been good." (Daily Record

Edouard is not distracted by transfer talk

Neil Lennon has stated that Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard is not distracted by transfer talk. “Odsonne is fine. He is a 22-year-old player and sometimes we expect a lot of him because he’s a mercurial talent. I don’t think he’s playing badly, probably not at the level he was when we came to the lockdown. But I’m pretty confident that will come.” (The Sun)

McGregor should be Rangers number one

Barry Ferguson has said that he believes Allan McGregor should be the Rangers number one but competition from goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin has been brilliant. He wrote in the Record: "For me, it would be Allan McGregor. I must stress that’s not an old pals’ act because I played with him and neither is it any disrespect to Jon McLaughlin. But you’ve got to go with the best goalkeeper and for me that’s Allan McGregor." (Daily Record)

Covid cluster at Sporting Lisbon

Sporting Lisbon head coach Ruben Amorim is set to miss the Europa League meeting with Aberdeen next week, having contracted Covid-19, taking the club's number of cases up to 10. (Various)

Allan ruled out of Rangers clash 

Hibs will be without Scott Allan after he was ruled out of Sunday's Scottish Premiership clash with Rangers as he deals with an ongoing health issue.

Celtic to the British Premier League?

Neil Lennon says that joining a British Premier League would make Celtic a "megaclub", and believes that majority shareholder Dermot Desmond could be the man to finally make such a move happen. Lennon said: “It’s always been rebuffed, but you just don’t know what the landscape for football is going to be like if and when this pandemic dissipates. Again, Dermot is very high and has really good contacts, be it football associations or football clubs. He has his finger on the pulse and he always wants what is best for the club. (The Herald)

Bryson arrives 

Liam Craig has backed new arrival Craig Bryson to make a big impact at McDiarmid Park after he signed for St Johnstone.