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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Scotland midfielder Darren Fletcher will decide whether to leave Manchester United next week, with Celtic a possible destination for the 30-year-old. (The Sun)

Derek McInnes feels his Aberdeen side did not deserve anything more than a point from their match against St Johnstone in Perth on Friday night, which ended 1-1. (Various)

Celtic have made a £10,000 donation to former Rangers captain Fernando Ricksen as he fights motor neurone disease. (Various)

Ricksen's ex-team-mate at Rangers, Stefan Klos, reveals he has not played football for years but the goalkeeper did not hesitate to agree to play in the benefit match for the Dutchman at Ibrox on Sunday. (Daily Record)

Dundee midfielder Gary Harkins describes rumours of a half-time dressing room bust-up with goalkeeper Arvid Schenk and manager Paul Hartley as "a load of rubbish". (Various)

Former Celtic manager Neil Lennon, who takes his Bolton team to Anfield to face Liverpool in the FA Cup on Saturday evening, says the Championship club was the "next step in [his] progression as a manager" and hopes to one day manage in the Premier League in England. (Sun)

Ross County's Slovakia international Filip Kiss feels like a Staggies stalwart in his second loan spell from Cardiff City, as 11 new players have arrived during Jim McIntyre's tenure and others have left. (Various)

Worn-down Rangers manager Kenny McDowall is looking forward to a break from football after 18 years with the Old Firm, once he ends his term at Ibrox. (Various)

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has been charged over allegations that he sang an offensive song about Hearts' Czech midfielder Rudi Skacel. (Sun)

Former Queen's Park player Blair Spittal is out to seal a place in Dundee United's League Cup semi-final team so that he can play at Hampden again, against Aberdeen next weekend. (Daily Record)

OTHER GOSSIP

As Andy Murray looks forward to playing Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov for a place in the last eight of the Australian Open, the Scot hopes to avoid a repeat of his performance against the same player at Wimbledon last year. (Various)

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