Monday's Scottish gossip

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

New Celtic manager Ronny Deila is weighing up a move for Rosenborg's attacking midfielder Mikkel Diskerud, who is part of the USA's World Cup squad. (Scottish Sun)

Deila is also plotting a swoop to land Sheffield United's Scotland Under-21 star Stefan Scougall. (Various)

Alan Stubbs, who is expected to be named the new manager of Hibernian, has already started assessing his squad and lining up potential signing targets. (Scottish Sun)

Former Celtic striker Mark Burchill, who played beside Stubbs at Parkhead, reckons the Englishman is the perfect man to instil a winning mentality at Easter Road. (Various)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist is set for face-to-face talks with Kris Boyd as he attempts to wrap up a deal for the out-of-contract Kilmarnock striker. (Daily Star)

Dundee United defender Andrew Robertson, the subject of a failed £1m bid from West Brom, is a target for English Premiership sides Southampton and Everton. (Scottish Sun)

Meanwhile, Tannadice boss Jackie McNamara is ready to hand a trial to Dutch midfielder Marley Berkvens, following his release by SBV Excelsior. (Various)

Scotland midfielder Robert Snodgrass is on the verge of a £6.5m switch from Norwich City to Hull City. (Scottish Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

A Jamaican newspaper has cast doubt over the possible participation of both Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake at Glasgow's Commonwealth Games. (Various)

Andy Murray has hit back at Virginia Wade following her criticism of his decision to hire Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach. (Various)

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