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Israeli midfielder Nir Biton has emerged as a potential signing target for Celtic, with the 21-year-old who had a trial Manchester City last year possibly being available for £700,000 from Ashdod.

Full story: Daily Record

Teemu Pukki's agent expects the Schalke striker's move to Celtic to be completed by the end of August.

Full story: The Herald

Teemu Pukki's agent says there are no other serious bidders for the Finland striker, who remains a £3m target for Celtic and could be allowed to leave Schalke after their Champions League play-off against PAOK Salonika on Tuesday.

Full story: Daily Express

Shakhter Karagandy will arrive in Scotland only 24 hours before their Champions League play-off second leg against Celtic on Wednesday, despite leaving Kazakhstan this morning, as they face a stop in Ukraine.

Full story: Daily Record print edition

Shakhter Karagandy coach Victor Kumykov criticised his team for being held to a 1-1 draw by Irtysh Pavlodar despite fielding a reserve side to conserve the energy of his top players for Wednesday's Champions League play-off second leg against Celtic.

Full story: Daily Record print edition

Vancouver Whitecaps striker Kenny Miller, who retired last week from international football, says his biggest regret in a Scotland jersey was failing to end the long wait to qualify again for the finals of a major tournament.

Full story: The Sun print edition

Motherwell forward James McFadden insists he is not ready to follow Kenny Miller's example by retiring from international football and has targeted a return to the Scotland squad in his former team-mate's place.

Full story: The Sun print edition

Midfielder Isaac Osbourne says he ended up at Partick Thistle because he failed to find a suitable club closer to his young family in Birmingham after quitting Aberdeen for personal reasons in the summer.

Full story: The Sun print edition

Hearts are waiting to hear if captain Danny Wilson was shown a red card by referee Alan Muir in the tunnel after Saturday's win over Aberdeen.

Full story: The Sun print edition

Hearts will appeal against the red card shown to Kevin McHattie during Saturday's win over Aberdeen as assistant manager Billy Brown and Dons boss Derek McInnes face automatic two-match bans for being sent to the stand.

Full story: The Sun print edition

OTHER GOSSIP

Graeme Herd, the former head coach of Scottish cycling, is planning to launch a world-class professional women's cycling team in Scotland and hopes to get the project off the ground by the end of this year.

Full story: The Herald

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