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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Former Rangers defender Bilel Mohsni criticised the SFA following his seven-match ban for lashing out at former Motherwell striker Lee Erwin - then accused Stuart McCall of trying to wreck his career. (Various)

Mohsni, meanwhile, says he is ready to walk away from football and embark on a new career.

Full story: The Herald

Celtic face competition from clubs in Germany, England and France in the race to sign £1.5m-rated Danish defender Erik Sviatchenko, who has been in sparkling form for FC Midtjylland.

Full story: Daily Express

Former Rangers defender Bilel Mohsni
Bilel Mohsni says he is considering a career outside of football

Celtic target Jelle Vossen is weighing up his future after the £2m-rated Genk striker decided to quit the Belgian club.

Full story: Scottish Sun

New Dunfermline defender Ben Richards-Everton rejected the opportunity to return to England to sign a one-year deal with the Pars. (Various)

Midfielder Scott Robertson is closing in on a move to Romanian outfit FC Botosani after failing to agree a new deal at Hibernian.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Rangers manager Mark Warburton hopes to finalise a move for Wigan's Rob Kiernan next week and says the defender fits his vision of recruiting players who have the potential to develop.

Full story: Daily Record

Derby County and Scotland striker Chris Martin says he will be fit for the Euro 2016 qualifying double header against Georgia and Germany.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Motherwell are waiting to hear if they will face sanctions over the pitch invasion following their Premiership play-off victory against Rangers.

Full story: Daily Record

Ikechi Anya (left) and Steven Fletcher
Celtic should break the bank to sign this pair, according to Stiliyan Petrov

Former Kilmarnock captain Manuel Pascali - who left Rugby Park after rejecting a new deal - has accused former chairman Michael Johnston of creating a "negative" atmosphere at the club.

Full story: Daily Record

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has decided against pursuing former Hearts captain Danny Wilson - clearing the path for his return to former club Rangers.(Various)

Celtic should break the bank to sign Ikechi Anya and Steven Fletcher, according to the club's former midfielder Stiliyan Petrov.

Full story: Daily Record

Clyde are on the verge of making a return to Glasgow after 21 years at Broadwood Stadium in Cumbernauld. Greenfield Park, the home of Shettleston Juniors in the east end of the city, appears the League Two club's preferred choice.

Full story: The Herald

OTHER GOSSIP

Andy Murray believes he will need to sharpen up his tennis as he targets a fourth Queen's Club title after his second-round win over Fernando Verdasco. (Various)

Colin Montgomerie, 51, made an impressive start to the US Open at Chambers Bay near Seattle, carding a one-under-par 69, to sit four off the pace. (Various)

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