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Aberdeen are hoping to sign Montenegrin defender Milos Milovic on a three-year contract, the 19-year-old having impressed on trial and a free agent after his current club, Honka, were relegated from the Finnish top division because of money problems. (The Sun, print edition)

Feyenoord have admitted they want to sign John Guidetti when the on-loan Celtic striker's contract with Manchester City ends in the summer. (The Sun, print edition)

Celtic manager Ronny Deila ordered a midnight curfew on his players' celebrations after their Scottish League Cup final win over Dundee United, captain Scott Brown having been pictured drunk and eating pizza and chips ahead of the game at Hampden. (Daily Mail)

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has urged Scott Brown, who was pictured days before slumped on the pavement eating fast food, to be mindful of his public profile despite praising his captain's display in their Scottish League Cup final win over Dundee United. (The Herald, print edition)

Celtic captain Scott Brown with the Scottish League Cup trophy
Celtic captain Scott Brown led his side to League Cup final triumph despite newspaper controversy

Dundee United midfielder John Rankin says Celtic's pre-match pressure on referee Bobby Madden helped the Glasgow side win the Scottish League Cup final after the Tannadice outfit were denied a penalty when Ryan Dow appeared to be knocked off the ball by Scott Brown. (Daily Record)

Dundee United defender Sean Dillon, who was sent off for a foul on Emilio Izaguirre later, says Celtic centre-half Virgil van Dijk should have been disciplined for the tackle that left him needing stitches to a shin injury during the Scottish League Cup final. (The Sun, print edition)

Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara has stood by his decision not to replace the injured Sean Dillon immediately despite Celtic taking the lead in the Scottish League Cup final while the defender was receiving stitches. (The Sun, print edition)

Dundee United midfielder Charlie Telfer will be handed his first Scotland Under-21 call-up on Monday as stand-in manager Danny Lennon names his squad for their friendly against Hungary. (The Sun, print edition)

Scotland have been officially given only 3,184 tickets for their Euro 2016 showdown with Ireland in June after the FAI decided to restrict the visitors to the minimum allocation just a few months after their chief, John Delaney, promised he would hand the Tartan Army a "fair" allocation.(The Herald)

West Brom midfielder Darren Fletcher
West Brom captain Darren Fletcher helped his side to victory with a go-karting trip

West Brom captain Darren Fletcher, the Scotland midfielder, got team-mate Craig Gardner to organise a secret go-karting session for the Baggies squad to get them back on track after two defeats by Aston Villa. The day out had the desired effect as they beat Stoke City on Saturday. (Daily Star)

Former Scotland striker Derek Riordan is hoping to put himself in the shop window after ending a year without a club by joining League Two outfit East Fife.(The Scotsman)

Former Scotland striker Kenny Dalglish has told Rangers players to take a good hard look at themselves - and is urging them to start showing some pride and self-respect after they dropped more points at home to Livingston at the weekend. (Daily Record)

New Rangers manager Stuart McCall described 18-year-old midfield debutant Tom Walsh "terrific" despite the disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Livingston. (The Scotsman)

Former Falkirk head of football development Ross Wilson, 32, will become director of scouting and recruitment with Southampton this summer after leaving Huddersfield Town. (Huddersfield Daily Examiner)

OTHER GOSSIP

Andy Murray's new assistant coach, Jonas Bjorkman, will only start his work with the Scot once he is finally voted off Sweden's version of Strictly Come Dancing, Let's Dance.(The Scotsman)

Craig Lee missed out on a first European Tour triumph when he fell back on the final day of Tshwane Open to finish third behind winner George Coetzee, while fellow Scot Pamela Pretswell was sixth at Mission Hills. (The Scotsman)

Backs Matt Scott and Tommy Seymour, along with forwards Blair Cowan, Alasdair Dickinson and Jim Hamilton, have been listed as doubtful for Scotland's final Six Nations match against Ireland following Saturday's defeat by England. (The Scotsman, print edition)

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