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Ex-Scotland striker Gary O'Connor on son Josh: Chelsea are after him

Rangers and Chelsea are interested in Hibernian academy striker Josh O'Connor, his father has confirmed.

O'Connor's father is none other than Gary O'Connor, a former Scotland international who played for Hibernian and Birmingham City among others.

In an interview with the Sunday Mail, O'Connor said: "Chelsea are after him.

"Rangers had a bid knocked back and there's a five-year deal on the table for him at Hibs, but I've told them it can wait. He's just going into fourth year at school and I want him to focus on that.

"I left school at 15 and didn't sit any exams. Josh needs to get his results first – then we'll speak to Hibs.

"I can make sure he doesn't repeat any mistakes that I made. That's part of it for me. I'm trying to nurture him because there's lots of things that can distract you as a kid."

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