Uche Ikpeazu suggests Hearts stay amid Rangers and Celtic speculation

4th May 2019, Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Heart of Midlothian versus Kilmarnock; Gary Dicker of Kilmarnock hold off Uche Ikpeazu of Hearts

Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers and Neil Lennon’s Celtic reportedly want Uche Ikpeazu.

15th September 2018, Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Rangers versus Dundee; General view of Ibrox Stadium, home of RangersIbrox Stadium of Rangers

Uche Ikpeazu has been linked with Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers and with Neil Lennon’s Celtic, but the forward’s latest post on Instagram suggests that he does not plan to leave Heart of Midlothian in the summer transfer window.

According to The Sun, Old Firm rivals Celtic and Rangers are interested in signing Hearts forward Ikpeazu in the summer transfer window.

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The report has claimed that both the Gers and the Hoops are tracking the 24-year-old forward.

 

The former Cambridge United man made 15 starts and two substitute appearances in the Scottish Premiership for Hearts this season, scoring three goals in the process, according to WhoScored.

The forward also made four starts and one substitute appearance in the Scottish Cup for Craig Levein’s side, scoring two goals in the process, according to WhoScored.

4th May 2019, Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Heart of Midlothian versus Kilmarnock; Uche Ikpeazu of Hearts

Ikpeazu joined Hearts only in the summer of 2018, and the forward’s latest post on Instagram suggests that he plans to stay at Tynecastle Park next season as well, meaning that he is not thinking of joining Rangers or Celtic in the summer transfer window.

The 24-year-old forward made the following post on Instagram following Hearts’ 2-1 defeat to Celtic at Hampden Park in Glasgow in the final of the Scottish Cup on Saturday afternoon.

Uche Ikpeazu of Heart of Midlothian celebrates at the final whistle as hearts beat Inverness 3-0 during the Scottish Cup Semi Final between Heart of Midlothian and Inverness Caledonian...

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