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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has fired a title warning to Aberdeen and any other prospective rivals, saying: "I'd welcome the challenge." (Various)

Scott Brown points to Celtic's comeback in the 3-3 draw with Kilmarnock in 2011 as one of the defining moments of Neil Lennon's managerial reign.

Full story: Sun (print edition)

Ross County boss Derek Adams, whose side drew with Aberdeen, says his players have given Celtic the opportunity to clinch their third consecutive league title with a win at Partick Thistle. "Neil Lennon will be happy with that," said Adams. (Various)

Motherwell forward James McFadden
James McFadden is eyeing a new deal at Motherwell

Motherwell fans' favourite James McFadden says he's ready to discuss a contract extension, if manager Stuart McCall wants to keep him at Fir Park. The 30-year-old's current deal expires in the summer. "I'm enjoying my football and we'll see where it takes me," said the forward.

Full story: Daily Record

Rangers supporters have urged the Ibrox club to accept former director Dave King's offer of investment. Umbrella group Union of Fans said: "The ball is firmly with the Rangers plc board."

Full story: Daily Record

Neil Lennon believes Rangers will rebuild over several years rather than rush into a £50m offensive to compete again at the top of Scottish football.

Full story: Herald

Celtic have been linked with a summer move for Sochaux striker Cedric Bakambu, whose eight goals this season have led to speculation of a call-up for France.

Full story: Express

OTHER GOSSIP

Vern Cotter - who describes himself as "just a Kiwi farmer" - says he agreed to become Scotland's new head coach because of the attraction of Test and World Cup rugby. "These are things that might be once-in-a-lifetime experiences," he said.

Full story: Herald

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