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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Swiss striker Innocent Emeghara, presently with Lorient, is the latest name to be added to Celtic's list of targets, with interest in Heerenveen's Alfred Finnbogason having cooled.

Full story: Daily Record

Celtic have been caught up in a Fifa investigation into sell-on fees for Victor Wanyama, with four clubs in his Kenyan homeland claiming they should get a cut of the £12.5m transfer fee paid for the midfielder by Southampton.

Full story: Standard Digital

Championship outfit Barnsley are poised to beat Hibernian to the signing of Northern Ireland winger Paddy McCourt, who was released by Celtic.

Full story: The Scotsman

Motherwell manager Stuart McCall says he has money left in his budget for one more signing and is targeting a pacey winger to end his side's poor start to the season.

Full story: Daily Record (print edition)

Leeds United have turned down a third bid of around £1.5m from Middlesbrough for Scotland striker Ross McCormack.

Full story: Yorkshire Evening Post

Dumbarton have signed former Hibernian striker Colin Nish, who was on loan to Dundee from Hartlepool United last season, as a player-coach.

Full story: The Sun (print edition)

East Fife will today sign Gary Naysmith on a six-month deal as a player-coach, the 34-year-old former Scotland full-back having been released by Aberdeen, after a tip-off from Sheffield United manager David Weir.

Full story: Daily Record (print edition)

Former Hibernian and Dundee striker Mickael Antoine Curier has joined Hamilton Academical for a third time after signing a one-year contract.

Full story: The Herald

OTHER GOSSIP

British swimming executives are to hold talks with their Scottish counterparts and representatives of sportscotland in Edinburgh today with the future of the Intensive Training Centre in Stirling clouded in uncertainty because of a reduction in UK Sport funding.

Full story: The Herald

Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinlay has told Paul Lawrie he wants the veteran Scot in his team to face the United States at Gleneagles next year.

Full story: Daily Record

Stephen Gallacher might not be fit to start today's Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles after the Scot injured his back washing his car.

Full story: Daily Record (print edition)

Former Melrose coach Craig Chalmers has switched from Oxford club Chinnor to London's Esher as their backs coach.

Full story: The Scotsman

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