Friday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

A number of Rangers players plan to refuse their wages next week, fearing that accepting the pay could tie them to the newco club. (Daily Mail)

Celtic have given goalkeeper Fraser Forster until the end of next week to answer their contract offer. (Daily Mail)

Southampton are keen on signing Rangers skipper Steven Davis, West Brom want Steven Naismith, while Carlos Bocanegra is set for a move to Vancouver Rapids. (Sun)

Celtic are tracking Swansea forward Stephen Dobbie but face competition from Blackpool and Middlesbrough. (Daily Record)

Ross County have failed in a bid to hijack Jonny Hayes' proposed switch from Inverness to Aberdeen. (Daily Record)

Falkirk have lodged a claim with Fifa as they seek £265,000 from Bradford for the transfer of Mark Stewart. (Sun)

Ibrox season-ticket renewal money gathered by direct debit is being held in the oldco Rangers' bank account, where it can be claimed by creditors, after Charles Green's group failed to make the necessary banking arrangements. (Herald)

The Scottish Football League are hoping to land a bumper TV deal if a new Rangers are denied entry to the SPL. (Daily Record)

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