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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

John Guidetti may have blown his chances of a return to Dutch club Feyenoord this summer after demanding an "astronomical" signing-on fee in addition to £15,000 per-week wages. (Daily Record)

Celtic are preparing to offer midfielder Stefan Johansen - who has two years left on his current contract - a fresh deal that would see the Norwegian commit the best years of his career to the club. (Daily Express)

Celtic midfielder Stefan Johansen has scored 12 times this season
Celtic midfielder Stefan Johansen has scored 12 times this season

Killie boss Gary Locke believes Johansen is the best player in the Scottish Premiership. (Various)

Rangers are only paying 20% of on-loan Newcastle striker Haris Vuckic's £10,000 weekly wages. The five Newcastle loan players at Ibrox command a total of £31,000 wages per-week, of which Rangers are only required to contribute £5,000. (Sun)

Another of those loanees - Shane Ferguson - intends to prove doubters wrong after receiving criticism for being out with a knee injury during his spell so far with Rangers. (Sun)

Premier League side West Bromwich Albion might swoop to sign Hamilton Accies goalkeeper Michael McGovern as back-up for Ben Foster and Boaz Myhill. (Daily Record)

Hamilton Accies goalkeeper Michael McGovern is attracting interesting from West Brom
Hamilton Accies goalkeeper Michael McGovern is attracting interesting from West Brom

A vote at the SPFL annual general meeting next week will decide whether clubs involved in play-offs need to hand over as much as 50% of profits from gate receipts for re-distribution amongst lower league SPFL clubs. Hibernian stand to make £1 million from potential clashes with Rangers and Motherwell and chairman Rod Petrie wants that levy slashed to 25%. (Daily Mail)

Livingston majority shareholder Neil Rankine is furious that the club were ordered to pay football agent Scott Fisher £30,000 for deals Rankine claims Fisher had no part in, including the sales of Stefan Scougall and Coll Donaldson. (Sun)

Inverness Caley Thistle manager John Hughes reckons the Highlanders have been dealt a huge advantage ahead of Sunday's Scottish Cup semi-final with Celtic, since Ronny Deila's men are in league action against Kilmarnock tonight. (Daily Record)

Defender Adam Eckersley, whose deal expires in the summer, may have played his last game for Hearts if he receives a two-match ban for a headbutt - with only three fixtures left for the Tynecastle club this season. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

Hannah Miley admits she was shocked to have claimed her first ever 200m butterfly gold at the British Championships, but hopes she hasn't peaked too early. (Herald)

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