18 Premier League players Scottish clubs could sign before transfer window closes - from Chelsea flops to ex-Hearts star to Celtic and Rangers options

Scottish football is not shy to dip into the English market for signings. Whether it be a loan of a promising youngster, a flop or an old pro.

Monday, 19th August 2019, 1:53 pm

The Premier League (and Championship) transfer market closing early has given clubs in the SPFL an opportunity. Top tier clubs in England are required to name a 25-man squad list which means a number of players are left out, while talent from the academy are presented with possible loan moves. Click and scroll through to discover 18 players who could make the move north. There are possible options for Celtic and Rangers, young Scottish talent and ex-SPFl stars.

The wideman was on loan at St Mirren last season. Impressed in flashes.
The goalkeeper was on loan at Leeds United last season - his fifth temporary spell away from Stamford Bridge.

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Could he be a possible answer to Celtic's left-back problem. Left out of the Chelsea Premier League squad.
The defender was a great loan addition for Aberdeen. Has been on 15 loan spells and yet to play for Chelsea.
Another Stamford Bridge player who has had numerous loan spells. Would add quality to any of the midfields in Scottish football.
Made his first-team debut for one of Serbia's biggest teams at 16. Signed by Chelsea in 2015 but not yet featured.
A star at Euro 2016 but has been a flop at he Foxes. Can play in a variety of attacking roles.
The striker has yet to play a competitive match at first-team level. A number of clubs are keen on a striker.
The midfielder has been linked with moves to Celtic and Rangers.
The former Falkirk defender could benefit from time on loan from Anfield.
The Spanish youth international has spent the last two seasons in La Liga. Would provide a midfield with direction and technique.
The wide man had two loan spells at Hearts. His second was not as productive as his first and suffered a season-ending injury. Knows what to expect in Scotland.
The full-back has not kicked on after breaking into the United first-team a few seasons ago. Not in the club's squad list.
Has played a lot of top tier football in France and Turkey but never been able to hold down a role at Newcastle.
Another midfielder left out of Newcastle's Premier League squad. Would add quality and experience to any team.
Was once highly-rated but not reached the height of such hype. Needs games,
A wily striker who would offer clubs a canny focal point.
Motherwell will fondly remember the centre-back. The club made a sizeable profit on the player but he doesn't feature in the Blades' first-team plans.