Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Sinclair, Hibs, Cummings, Peterborough

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Celtic have landed Aston Villa forward Scott Sinclair in a £4.5m deal, with new arrivals promised by manager Brendan Rodgers in the next 48 hours.(Sun)

The Scottish Premiership winners hope to have Sinclair, 27, on board by Monday so he can be registered for the Champions League play-off matches against Hapoel Beer Sheva. (Scotsman)

Hibernian have turned down a £1.5m bid from Peterborough for striker Jason Cummings.(Daily Mail)

Jason Cummings
Cummings was Hibs' top scorer last season with 25 goals

Posh made an initial offer for the 21-year-old of £1m plus add-ons. (Daily Record, print edition)

Hibs refused to discuss the bid publicly with Cummings having recently signed a new long-term contract at Easter Road.(Herald)

Rangers manager Mark Warburton believes he has a squad that has proved it can be trusted as the Championship winners prepare for their Premiership opener against Hamilton Academical on Saturday at lunchtime. (National)

And Warburton has asked fans to be patient with the Ibrox team as they adjust to the top flight.(Daily Record)

Mark Warburton
Warburton is preparing for his first Premiership match as Rangers manager

Kilmarnock manager Lee Clark hopes to get the better of Motherwell counterpart Mark McGhee on Saturday - having once been his apprentice at Newcastle United. (Daily Record, print edition)

Dundee United forward Tope Obadeyi insists all the pressure is on Hibs in this season's Championship title race.(Herald)

Aberdeen defender Graeme Shinnie claims referee Nikola Popov threatened to send him off every time he opened his mouth during the Dons' Europa League defeat by NK Maribor on Thursday. (Daily Record)

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