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Celtic & Rangers latest: Bhoys striker set for exit; Daly happy with return to action

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Leigh Griffiths to head to back to Hibs

Celtic's Leigh Griffiths is on the verge of a loan move back to Hibernian, The Scotsman report.

Griffiths has struggled to hit form at Parkhead since moving there in January and it seems that he could go back to the club where he made his name to try and rekindle his top form.

Griffiths is unlikely to have much opportunity for first-team football after the Bhoys' summer additions of Stefan Scepovic and John Guidetti and, as a result, he could leave on a temporary basis. 

Ronny Deila looking towards second chapter

Celtic manager Ronny Deila is looking to start afresh now, after the side's disappointing exit from the Champions League.

The Bhoys' defeat in qualification for Europe's elite competition tarnished the opening to their campaign but, as the focus shifts away from that disappointment, Deila is looking to write a more successful 'second chapter'. 

"We play a lot of matches, and there have been some compromises in the first two months of the season because of Champions League and things," the manager said to the Scotsman.

"But, I have said to the players, 'We are ready now to go into the second chapter of our season'."

Jon Daly happy to return

Rangers striker Jon Daly says that he was happy to have returned to action this weekend.

The powerful front-man came on as a second-half substitute in the 'Gers victory against Raith Rovers and he says that he was delighted to be back playing again after injury. 

"I'm delighted to be back involved as I've been out for a while now," he said to the club's official site. "It obviously wasn't ideal to get injured in pre-season but I've worked hard with Stevie the physio on my fitness in the last two weeks so I felt it was around the right time to get back involved.

"I'm really happy to have got on and I would have liked to have got a goal, but it just didn't happen."

Darren McGregor already looking at Hearts

Rangers star Darren McGregor has urged his side to keep the pressure on Hearts at the top of the table.

Hearts are considered the 'Gers major competition for the Scottish Championship title and have started the season well - remaining unbeaten so far.

However, McGregor believes that they will make a slip up soon and he wants the Light Blues to be able to capitalise when they do. 

"Hearts have had the best start to the season they could possibly have imagined," he said to the Belfast Telegraph.

"They are a young squad but Robbie Neilson has got them playing well. It will be interesting to see when the shoe is on the other foot and they are chasing us.

"I'd be surprised if they went the whole season unbeaten, so it will be interesting to see how they react when they suffer a defeat."

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