Scottish Gossip: Rangers, Warburton, Scotland, Keane

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Mark Warburton has emerged as the favourite to fill Rangers' managerial vacancy, with bookmakers suspending betting on the former Brentford coach taking the Ibrox hotseat. (Various)

Scotland's Andy Robertson joked that his manager at Hull City, Steve Bruce, must have been drunk when he valued the left back at £30m.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Defender Charlie Mulgrew combated frustration over his six-month spell on the sidelines through injury by targeting a place in the Scotland line-up in their Euro 2016 qualifier against the Republic of Ireland.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Former Brentford boss Mark Warburton
Ibrox bound? Former Brentford boss Mark Warburton is the frontrunner for Rangers' managerial vacancy

Everton and Republic of Ireland defender Seamus Coleman insists Martin O'Neill's side are coming to the boil at the right time ahead of facing Scotland in their crucial Euro 2016 qualifier.

Full story: Daily Record

Goalkeeper Craig Gordon should start for Scotland against the Republic of Ireland in Dublin as he can "produce the big saves at the right time," according to former Celtic and Ireland number one Pat Bonner.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Martin O'Neill is pinning his Euro 2016 qualification hopes on LA Galaxy striker Robbie Keane and believes the veteran forward can cause problems for Scotland. (Various)

Andy Murray
Andy Murray is eyeing a summer battle with world number one Novak Djokovic

Morton are in talks to host a glamour friendly against La Liga outfit Getafe at Cappielow as the new season gets under way.

Full story: The Herald

Newly-promoted English Premier League club Norwich City are the latest club to be linked with Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk.

Full story: Scottish Sun

St Johnstone are monitoring Crusaders winger Paul Heatly and could make a move for the player in the close season.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Stuart McCall will hold talks with Rangers chairman Dave King this week - even though some bookmakers have stopped taking bets on Mark Warburton being named the Championship club's new manager.

Full story: Daily Express

Former Kilmarnock boss Kenny Shiels, now in charge of Thai club BEC Tero Sasana, wants to sign midfielder Alexei Eremenko, who has yet to sign a new deal at Rugby Park.

Full story: Daily Express

Queen of the South defender Mark Durnan will become Dundee United's first signing of the close season after agreeing a two-year deal.

Full story: Daily Mail

Rangers chairman Dave King has led tributes to former defender Colin Jackson, who has died of cancer at the age of 68. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

Andy Murray has reiterated his determination to mount a summer challenge on world number one Novak Djokovic. (Various)

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