Thursday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Scottish FA chief executive Stewart Regan has given his backing to the association's president, Campbell Ogilvie, over the ongoing investigation into Rangers' use of employee benefits trusts.

Ogilvie was club secretary at Ibrox for part of the time the EBTS were in use and Regan says his president has nothing to hide. (Various)

Meanwhile, Regan insists he has never felt like quitting during a turbulent two years in post.

Full story: Sun

Goalkeeper Fraser Forster is ready to commit his long-term future to Celtic by signing a permanent deal after two years on loan from Newcastle United.

Full story: Sun

Meanwhile, Celtic could land Newcastle striker Leon Best for a knock-down price after missing out on him in January due to family reasons.

Full story: Daily Record

Rino Gattuso's agent will fly to Scotland to discuss a possible return to Rangers for the retired Italy international.

Full story: Daily Record

Rangers defender Kirk Broadfoot has turned down the chance to join Debrecen, despite the fact the Hungarian side are heading for the Champions League.

Full story: Daily Express

Hearts are contractually obliged to tell manager Paulo Sergio on Saturday whether his stay at Tynecastle will be extended beyond the end of June. (Various)

Southend are close to signing Kari Arnason following the midfielder's departure from Aberdeen.

Full story: Daily Record

Another player exiting Pittodrie, Rory McArdle, has lined up a move to Bradford City. (Daily Express)

Gary Warren admits the prospect of facing Celtic and Rangers played a part in his decision to join Inverness from Welsh side Newport County.

Full story: Daily Record

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