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Tuesday, 4th June 2019, 11:40 am
Updated Tuesday, 4th June 2019, 12:40 pm
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Celtic and Rangers are amongst the clubs in the race to sign Daniel Sturridge according to bookies. Liverpool have confirmed the striker's exit after 160 appearances for the club. (The Scotsman)
Aberdeen have confirmed the re-signing of Ash Taylor. The defender joins on a two-year deal after leaving Northampton Town.
Livingston goalkeeper Liam Kelly has triggered a release clause allowing him to leave the club have confirmed. The ex-Rangers goalkeeper has been linked with a move to Celtic and Hamburg.

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Aberdeen have completed the signing of Ryan Hedges on a three-year deal, the club have announced. The winger joins on a pre-contract from Barnsley.
Hibs and Rangers are keen on Charlton defender Patrick Bauer. They have been joined by a host of English sides. (Lancashire Telegraph)
Ross County have signed Blair Spittal. The midfielder has signed a two-year deal with the Highlanders.
Celtic had a 5.1million bid for Mexican international Edson Alvarez rejected in January. The centre-back signed a new deal with America instead. (ESPN Digital)
Celtic could treat the leak of a document highlighting their transfer plans as a criminal matter. The club have launched a "top-level probe" after details were shared and circulated online. (Scottish Sun)
Hearts defender John Souttar knows "nothing" of speculation linking him with a move to Rangers. The centre-back is said to be interesting Steven Gerrard as well as Derby County. (Scottish Sun)
Ian Holloway has declared his interest in the Kilmarnock job. The former Blackpool and Crystal Palace manager has been out of a job since leaving QPR in 2018. (Scottish Sun)
Steve Clarke is trying to get West Ham United star Ryan Fredericks to represent Scotland. The London-born right-back is reportedly eligible for Scotland and the SFA are exploring a possible switch. (Daily Record)
Celtic lead the race for Ipswich Town full-back Dylan Crowe. His price is 500,000 and the Parkhead side face competition from RB Leipzig and Huddersfield Town. (Daily Mail)
Aberdeen want to sign Motherwell's Alex Gorrin. The midfielder has rejected an offer to stay at Fir Park and has interest from MLS and Poland. Derek McInnes wants a Graeme Shinnie replacement. (Scottish Sun)
Rangers winger Daniel Candeias has no interest in leaving Rangers. The 31-year-old shot down any speculation of a move back to Portugal. (Remote Digital)
Hearts have reported a strong return on season ticket sales for the upcoming season. More than 10,500 fans have snapped up briefs prior to last Fridays renewal period closing. (Edinburgh Evening News)