Wednesday's Scottish gossip

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Angry supporters gathered outside Celtic Park and chanted "sack the board" following Tuesday's Champions League exit at the hands of NK Maribor. (Herald)

And Celtic manager Ronny Deila insists the Scottish champions have no excuses for their 2-1 aggregate defeat. (Daily Record)

Meanwhile, midfielder Callum McGregor revealed the Celtic squad were devastated by the 1-0 home loss to the Slovenian side, which dumped the Glasgow side into the Europa League. (Daily Express)

And McGregor admits nerves got to the Celtic players in the play-off second leg. (Daily Record)

Rangers will avoid a seeded side in the third round of the Scottish League Cup if they overcome second-round opponents Inverness Caledonian Thistle, despite being ranked 23rd in the competition. The third-round draw will take place on Wednesday and Rangers or Inverness will be one of the seeds.(Daily Record)

And Ibrox boss Ally McCoist acknowledges his side will need to raise their game if they are to overcome Inverness following Tuesday's 2-1 first-round win over Queen's Park. (Daily Record)

Celtic forward Amido Balde is expected to move to former club Vitoria Guimaraes on loan. (Daily Express print edition)

Fiorentina forward Mario Gomez looks likely to start for World Cup winners Germany in next month's meeting with Scotland after the 29-year-old missed out on Brazil 2014 due to injury. (Daily Express print edition)

Former Rangers midfielder Paul Gascoigne is out of hospital after his latest health scare, but facing a bleak future after losing a £14m fortune.(Daily Mirror)

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