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Italy legend Alessandro Del Piero wants to sign for Celtic - two years after missing out on a move to Glasgow. The 39-year-old has spent the last two seasons with Sydney FC in Australia and insists he has the energy for one final fling. (Sun)

Norwegian club Rosenborg say they are ready to sell midfielder Mikkel Diskerud, with the 23-year-old US international interesting Celtic. (Various)

Celtic face competition from Lazio, Sevilla, Hamburg and Everton if they want to re-sign Greece forward Giorgios Samaras. (Various)

St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright does not expect to add to his squad ahead of next week's Europa League qualifier with Luzern, and is frustrated he could not offer David Goodwillie a deal before the striker joined Aberdeen. (Herald)

Midfielder Charlie Mulgrew thinks Celtic are in good shape for their Champions League qualifier in Reykjavik. (Various)

And Celtic striker Teemu Pukki admits he was guilty of thinking life in Scotland would be easy after he struggled to make an impact following his switch from the German top flight. (Daily Mail)

Rangers admit they issued inaccurate accounts to the Stock Exchange, not disclosing the windfall that was coming the way of former club secretary Brian Stockbridge. (Daily Record)

Morgaro Gomis hopes that former Dundee United team-mate Prince Buaben will join him in the Hearts midfield next season. (Various)

Berwick Rangers have signed 21-year-old former Hibs midfielder David Gold. (Various)

Leeds could earn as much as £12m if Fulham take Scotland striker Ross McCormack to Craven Cottage. (Sun)

Cardiff aim to keep Scotland goalkeeper David Marshall, with Southampton, Arsenal and Tottenham all linked with the 29-year-old. (Daily Express)

OTHER GOSSIP

Eilidh Child is confident she will be able to handle the expectations of the home crowd when she lines up in the 400m hurdles at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. (Daily Record)

Alastair Forsyth has been given a late invitation to this week's Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen. (Various)

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