Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

RANGERS TAKEOVER GOSSIP

Rino Gattuso has revealed he held talks with the new Rangers hierarchy at the weekend over a return to Ibrox after the 34-year-old ended 13 years with AC Milan on Sunday.

Full story: The Sun

Charles Green's consortium will hand Ally McCoist a multi-million pound war chest this summer if the Scottish Football Association drops its season-long transfer embargo on the club.

Full story: Daily Express

United States midfielder Maurice Edu is the latest player to pledge his future to Rangers despite the uncertainty surrounding the club.

Full story: The Scotsman

Bill Ng, whose consortium failed to be named the preferred bidder to buy Rangers, is not involved in the Singapore investment in Charles Green's group but has offered to help the club establish itself in the Far East.

Full story: The Times of India

The Scottish Football Association is demanding that Charles Green reveals the names of the mystery backers of the consortium poised to buy Rangers and will investigate whether the Englishman is a suitable person to own a football club.

Full story: Daily Record

Charles Green, the leader of the consortium attempting to rescue Rangers, has promised to reveal his financial backers soon.

Full story: The Herald

Charles Green, the man leading the consortium poised to buy Rangers, has been a director of 38 companies, of which 14 have been dissolved.

Full story: Daily Record

Charles Green has named his new racehorse Blue Nose, his first choice Teddy Bear having been taken, after his consortium was chosen as the preferred bidder for Rangers.

Full story: Daily Record

OTHER FOOTBALL GOSSIP

South Korea right-back Cha Du-Ri is poised to head a mass summer clearout at Celtic that could lead to up to 14 players leaving the Scottish champions, with Shffield Wednesday keen on Glenn Loovens and Paddy McCourt attracting interest from the Major Soccer League.

Full story: The Sun

Celtic manager Neil Lennon will hold talks with Paddy McCourt about the midfielder's future after he only started two games this season.

Full story: Evening Times

Celtic lost out to Hamburg in the £3m race to sign Lech Poznan striker Artiom Rudnev.

Full story: The Sun

Aberdeen manager Craig Brown says he might sell Fraser Fyvie in the summer as the teenager wants to leave in January and says he will not reopen talks with another midfielder, Kari Arnason, after the Icelander rejected a contract offer.

Full story: The Herald

Rotherham United have failed in a bid to sign midfielder Steve Jennings, the League Two outfit having been told the Englishman wants to remain at Fir Park.

Full story: Daily Express

Aberdeen are considering a move for St Mirren striker Nigel Hasselbaink.

Full story: Daily Express

Midfielder Steven Thomson has left St Mirren to play part-time with Dover Athletic so he can pursue a career as a financial advisor in London.

Full story: Daily Express

Inverness Caledonian Thistle have told long-serving defender David Proctor he will not be offered a new contract.

Full story: Daily Express

Partick Thistle have completed the signing of Hugh Murray after the midfielder was deemed surplus to requirements at St Mirren.

Full story: The Herald

Ross County striker Steven Craig has been offered a move to Icelandic top-flight club Akureyri.

Full story: Daily Express

Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon admits his squad will be dismantled after the Scottish Cup final as he looks to rebuild to avoid relegation trouble again next season.

Full story: The Sun

Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon has already settled on his line-up for the Scottish Cup final against Hearts.

Full story: Daily Express

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has flown to Boston to fight for his job amid rumours that Wigan boss Roberto Martinez could replace him at Anfield.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Blackburn manager Steve Kean is under fire after footage of him making allegations about former Ewood Park boss Sam Allardyce emerges on YouTube.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

Aston Villa are believed to have put Norwich boss Paul Lambert and Wigan's Martinez at the top of their list to replace the sacked Alex McLeish.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Norwich City's Paul Lambert is favourite to replace sacked Alex McLeish at Aston Villa.

Full story: The Herald

Belgium will have a new manager when they face Scotland in the World Cup qualifiers after Georges Leekens was named boss of Club Brugge.

Full story: Daily Express

New Queen of the South manager Allan Johnston has named Sandy Clark as his assistant.

Full story: Daily Express

OTHER GOSSIP

Long-serving Zaragoza centre Robert Archibald will quit basketball at the age of 32 after this summer's Olympics.

Full story: The Herald

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