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Scottish gossip: Cathro, Bernardo, Dahbo, Gray, Bair, Boyle, Kabadayi, Rrahmani



Scottish gossip: Cathro, Bernardo, Dahbo, Gray, Bair, Boyle, Kabadayi, Rrahmani

Hearts striker Kyosuke Tagawa is attracting interest from Japan and Portugal, defender Alex Cochrane has been scouted by English clubs, while Nathaniel Atkinson, fellow defender Toby Sibbick and possibly midfielder Jorge Grant may all discover that their best chance of regular football is to move on from the Edinburgh club. (Edinburgh Evening News), external

Motherwell team-mates would be happy to see Theo Bair sold this summer as they think the 24-year-old Canada striker deserves a big move for the hard work he has put into the remarkable turnaround in his career, suggests right-back Stephen O’Donnell. (The Herald), external

Ross County manager Don Cowie aims to fend off interest from other clubs and keep Simon Murray for the remaining year of the 32-year-old striker’s contract. (Daily Record, print edition)

Kristijan Lovric has sparked rumours of a summer transfer to Aberdeen after the 28-year-old winger who plays for Osjiek in the Croatian top-tier started following Dons chief executive Alan Burrows and defender Slobodan Rubezic on the social media platform Instagram. (Daily Record), external

Although Aberdeen have already made three signings this close season, new manager Jimmy Thelin insists new arrivals will not block the path for the club’s rising youth stars. (Press & Journal), external

Hibernian sporting director Malky Mackay says he is introducing a “recruitment process” designed to reduce the risk of signings not working out. (The Scotsman, print edition)

Hibs head coach David Gray plans to give Martin Boyle more responsibility in the dressing room amid speculation that the 31-year-old winger wants to move to the A-League. (The Scotsman), external

Paul Hanlon, the 34-year-old centre-half freed by Hibs, has revealed he knocked back the chance to move abroad or stay in the Scottish Premiership to “put down roots” at Raith Rovers. (The Courier), external

Manchester United have joined Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur in registering interest in Leeds United’s 18-year-old Scotland-qualified midfielder, Archie Gray. (TeamTalk), external

Leeds United do not want to lose midfielder Archie Gray this summer, but with Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich pushing hard for his signature amid interest from top clubs in England and Spain, the 18-year-old’s most likely destination is Germany if the Championship club are forced to sell to comply with PSR financial rules. (HITC), external

Celtic midfielder Daniel Kelly has a number of other options on the table, including German champions Bayer Leverkusen, but the Scottish champions hope to convince the 18-year-old to commit his long-term future to the club beyond the end of his current deal in December. (Football Scotland), external

Rangers headed off strong interest from clubs in the Premier League and Major League Soccer to secure 18-year-old midfielder Alexander Smith, the academy product eligible for United States and Scotland, on a three-year contract. (Fabrizio Romano on X), external

Republic of Ireland Under-21 winger Rocco Vata is now a free agent after his Celtic contract officially expired, but the Scottish champions still hope to tie the 19-year-old down on a new long-term deal despite facing stiff competition from clubs in Italy and England. (Football Scotland), external

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