The latest news and transfer gossip from around Scottish football, as Rangers look to strengthen for next season and Scotland get set to name a new manager.

Lennon: Rangers are 'good at statements'

Neil Lennon has taken a swipe at Rangers saying the Ibrox club are "good at statements" during a press conference which saw him back himself to become the next permanent Celtic manager. He said: “I got Hibs into Europe and got them through two rounds for the first time since the 1970s. I think I can do the job alright.

“If people want to have another opinion that’s fine, but the evidence is there to the contrary.”

Discussing Rangers releasing a statement over Jon Flanagan Lennon said: “Look, they are good at making statements.  We are above all that." (The Sun

Rangers keen on Max Lowe

Rangers are thought to be eying up a move for Aberdeen's Max Lowe. It has been reported that Steven Gerrard has contacted Derby County manager Frank Lampard about the possibility of taking the 22-year-old left back on loan next season. (Daily Record

Steve Clarke to be the next Scotland manager?


Clarke is set to become the next manager of Scotland, barring any hitches in negotiations. Herald Sport understands the Kilmarnock manager is the man the Scottish Football Association want to replace Alex McLeish, and they hope to appoint the 55-year-old by the end of the week. (The Herald

Greg Stewart set to sign for Rangers?

Greg Stewart has been released by Birmingham City in a development which should pave the way for a move to Rangers. The 29-year-old, who has been on loan at Kilmarnock and Aberdeen this season, has been in advanced talks about joining the Ibrox club in the summer. (The Herald

Aberdeen keen to tie down Derek McInnes on a long-term deal 

Aberdeen are thought to be considering a long-term contract for Derek McInnes to tie down the manager to the club. Aberdeen vice chairman Dave Cormack said: “His aspirations would be to coach in the English Premier League but he’s totally committed to Aberdeen. There’s a trust between Derek and the board and we’ll get to that contract in due course. From our perspective, we’ll probably get together over the next wee while. (The Scotsman

Karamoke Dembele set for Celtic debut?

Karamoko Dembele could make his Celtic debut this coming Sunday against Hearts, his manager has revealed. Neil 

Lennon said: “Karamoko Dembele is a possibility for Sunday. He’s training with the squad this week, as is Ewan Henderson. We’ve got boys that are carrying knocks and we don’t feel the need to risk them ahead of the cup final.” (Various) 

Jordan Jones says farewell to Kilmarnock fans

Jordan Jones has posted a farewell message to Kilmarnock fans ahead of his move to Rangers. Posting a picture of himself celebrating a Kilmarnock goal on Instagram, Jones said: "Three unforgettable years that have changed my life. "I will be forever grateful to Kilmarnock Football Club for giving me the opportunity when nobody else did, and for helping me become the person I am today." (Various)