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Tuesday's Scottish gossip: Adam Idah, Jack Butland, Matt Targett, Sydney van Hooijdonk, Yan Dhanda

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Celtic are close to completing a loan deal for Norwich City forward Adam Idah, 22. (Daily Record)

Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe has dismissed suggestions defender Matt Targett could move to Celtic to solve their left-back problem. (Scottish Sun)

Nottingham Forest are the club Rangers have rejected an approach from with regards goalkeeper Jack Butland, 30. (STV)

Watford defender Mattie Pollock is on a list of names that Aberdeen manager Barry Robson and his recruitment team are investigating. (Daily Record)

Sydney van Hooijdonk has multiple suitors as he seeks a move away from Bologna - but Celtic's interest in the forward is concrete. (Fabrizio Romano)

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Heart of Midlothian have been told they will need to submit a "spectacular" offer if they are to prise Yan Dhanda away from Ross County this month. (The Scotsman)

Hearts are targeting Livingston's James Penrice and Charlton's Scott Fraser as well as Dhanda in a triple swoop in the final 24 hours of the transfer window. (Scottish Sun)

Livingston defender Penrice has held talks with Hearts about a summer move to Tynecastle when his contract expires. (Edinburgh Evening News)

Negotiations are ongoing between Celtic and winger Rocco Vata - whose contract expires this summer and who has been linked with Sampdoria, Bologna and Como - over a new deal. (The Herald)

Former Celtic winger Jota is on his way to West Ham after the Hammers reached an agreement with the Portuguese forward for a January switch. (Foot Mercato)

Winger Ross McCausland says it was a dream come true to move to Rangers as a youngster - but his first night in Glasgow felt like a prison sentence. (The Herald)

Captain Graeme Shinnie has urged his Aberdeen players to "block out the noise" of social media as the Dons prepare to face Dundee with manager Robson under pressure. (Press & Journal)

Kanayo Megwa says Hibernian boss Nick Montgomery has told him if he plays well he will stay in the team - even when Lewis Miller returns from Asian Cup duty. (Edinburgh Evening News)

Goalkeeper Jon McCracken is poised to join left-back Owen Beck in making a loan move to Dundee for the rest of the season. (The Courier print edition)

Former Celtic winger Jota is on his way to West Ham after the Hammers reached an agreement with the Portuguese forward for a January switch. (Football Mercato)
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