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Elfsborg chairman Bo Johansson insists loan striker Mohamed Bangura will play against parent club Celtic, should the two sides meet as expected in the Champions League third qualifying round.

Full story: Daily Record

Mohamed Bangura
Bangura joined Elfsborg on loan in January

And Elfsborg captain Anders Svensson expects Bangura to show Celtic what they are missing.

Full story: The Sun

Meanwhile, Celtic manager Neil Lennon has refuted Cardiff City's claim that they had a agreed a deal to sign Victor Wanyama before the midfielder left Glasgow to join Southampton in a £12.5m move.

Full story: Daily Express

Motherwell's Europa League qualifying opponents Kuban Krasnodar are in a dispute with another Russian club over the proposed appointment of Dorinel Munteanu as manager, with the Romanian not being released from his contract at Mordovia Saransk.

Full story: The Sun

Liverpool youngster Henoc Mukendi hopes his loan move to Partick Thistle will help towards his ultimate goal of becoming an English Premier League striker.

Full story: Daily Record

And Mukendi revealed he was sold on a move to Scottish football from Anfield team-mate Michael Ngoo, who was on loan at Hearts last season.

Full story: The Sun

Blackpool hope to sign Scottish full-back Paul Caddis from Swindon Town while fellow countryman Scott Arfield has joined Burnley on a two-year deal.

Full story: Daily Express

Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara says he considered taking his players off the pitch after Paul Paton was red-carded for telling an opponent to "calm down" during the friendly defeat by San Roque.

Full story: Daily Record

OTHER GOSSIP

Scottish golfer Paul Lawrie made a u-turn back to Muirfield from Aberdeen after discovering he had in fact made the cut at the Open.

Full story: Daily Express

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