There’s nothing quite like a good transfer story to get the adrenaline going – and thankfully, we have a lots of those today.
Huge money moves, big name transfers and the transfer window finally (finally!) open.
Here are today’s top stories…
- Ross county have agreed to sign former Celtic and Motherwell winger Jim O’Brien on loan. (Press and Journal)
- Ross County have agreed a free for the immediate transfer of St Mirren right-back Jason Naismith and will complete the move today, according to reports. (Press and Journal)
- Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney has no interest in jumping at the first big-money offer from England, having signed a long-term deal a little over a year ago. (Herald)
- Celtic are to reject a loan bid from Dundee United for winger Gary Mackay-Steven, who left Tannadice to join the champions two years ago. (Daily Express)
- Rangers could be prepared to loan winger Michael O’Halloran to Premiership rivals Hearts. Motherwell, Ross County and the 26-year-old’s former club St Johnstone are also keen. (Daily Record)
- Caley Thistle skipper Gary Warren says his side must start earning their own luck in order to move off the foot of the Premiership table. (Press and Journal)
- Aberdeen have rejected a second bid from Championship side Cardiff City for star man Jonny Hayes. (Press and Journal)
South of the Border
- Manchester United want 35-year-old strike star Zlatan Ibrahimovic to stay for two more years. (Sun)
- Netherlands winger Memphis Depay, 22, could complete his move from United to Lyon within the next 48 hours. (Mirror)
- Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has identified Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata, 24, as a top transfer target (Daily Telegraph)
- Chelsea forward Patrick Bamford, 23, had a medical at Middlesbrough on Tuesday. (Teesside Gazette)
- Everton will tell AC Milan on Wednesday whether they want to keep winger Gerard Deulofeu, 22. (Daily Express)
- Hull City and Scotland goalkeeper Allan McGregor, 34, is set to join Cardiff City on loan until the end of the season. (Sky Sports)
Aberdeen captain Ryan Jack believes his players are ready to make 2017 a year to remember for the Dons support.
After returning from their mid-season training break in Dubai, the Dons are back in action against Stranraer in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup at Pittodrie this weekend.
It will be Aberdeen’s first competitive game since ending 2016 in fine style with a 1-0 victory against Hearts thanks to a second-half winner from Jonny Hayes.