Hearts travel to Ibrox on Saturday for a Scottish Premiership clash with Rangers when all eyes could be on John Souttar after Craig Levein's claims.
Championship club Derby County were keen to lure John Souttar to Pride Park in January from Scottish Premiership side Hearts.
Would Graeme Murty’s Glasgow Rangers be a better team with John Souttar at Ibrox?
Former Derby County manager Steve McClaren wanted Hearts defender John Souttar at Pride Park - and it appears that Gary Rowett agrees.
Leeds United are reportedly interested in signing Harry Cochrane from Heart of Midlothian.
Lee Congerton arrived at Celtic Park this week as the Bhoys' new head of recruitment.
Souttar snubbed a move to Sunderland in his teens, but has since seen younger brother Harry lured south by Stoke City.
The Sheffield Wednesday head coach says he is happy with his defensive options.
Souttar has been linked with a move to Aston Villa in January.
Derby County are taking a look at four Heart of Midlothian players, according to manager Steve McClaren.