This weekend sees the league season come to a close in Scotland, but all of the talk is of player transfers and of next season already for most. This is TL;DR for Friday 11th May 2018.
Hibernian manager Neil Lennon has pulled a Championship manager stunt by demanding additional funds from the club’s board, to replace first team players who are set to move on, or he will leave the club in the summer [The Herald]
Blackburn Rovers are set to sign Dylan McGeouch in the summer when his contract expires with Hibernian [Daily Mail]
John McGinn is another wanted Hibee, with new Rangers manager Steven Gerrard contemplating a move for the midfielder. However, West Ham United, Celtic and a host of other English clubs are keeping an eye on the 23 year old.
Newly promoted Premier League side Cardiff City are lining up a move for Rangers midfielder Josh Windass, with the Ibrox side keen to offload players to fund Gerrard’s rebuilding job [Daily Mail]
Neil Warnock’s Cardiff side will face competition for Windass as Burnley are keeping tabs on the former Accrington Stanley player [Daily Record]
Hearts legend John Robertson, the last player at Tynecastle to score 20 goals in a season, hopes that Kyle Lafferty can beat his tally against Kilmarnock on Sunday, with the Northern Irish international sitting on 19 goals for the season [Scottish Sun]
A brief look elsewhere
Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has said that he will not be leaving the English Premier League side this summer, despite speculation linking him with a move to Real Madrid [Mirror]
Swansea are looking to replace departing Carlos Carvalhal with a younger manager in the same mould as previous managers Brendan Rodgers and Roberto Martinez [Daily Telegraph]