Scottish Gossip: Rangers holiday pay, McCall, Celtic, Hearts target

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

At least six of the Rangers players released in the summer are set to hit the Ibrox club with a claim for holiday pay.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Former Rangers boss Stuart McCall believes Mark Warburton and David Weir will take the Championship by storm in the new season. (Various)

Meanwhile, McCall intends to get back into football management as soon as possible and does not fear his reputation has been tarnished by his spell at Rangers.

Full story: Daily Record

Eddie Wolecki Black is expected to be named manager of French academy outfit Edusport after leaving his role at Scottish Women's Premier League side Glasgow City.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Nigerian defender Juwon Oshaniwa
Juwon Oshaniwa is close to sealing a move to Premiership new boys Hearts

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has challenged his second summer signing Saidy Janko to play his way into his side for the Champions League qualifiers. (Various)

Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson insists the signing of Nigerian defender Juwon Oshaniwa, who played in all of the side's World Cup games in Brazil last summer, would be a massive coup.

Full story: Daily Record

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes has urged his players to dictate the pace of the game in Skopje for the Europa League qualifier against KF Shkendija.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Left-back Emilio Izaguirre wants to remain at Celtic for the rest of his career by signing a new five-year deal before heading home to Honduras.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Former Kilmarnock captain Manuel Pascali is close to agreeing a deal with Italian third-tier outfit Cittadella after seven years at Rugby Park.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Former Kilmarnock captain Manuel Pascali
Manuel Pascali is in talks with third-tier Italian outfit Cittadella

Midfielder Ian Black believes he was made a scapegoat for Rangers' failings last season and says he did not receive a phone call from the club to say he was being released.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Rangers chairman Dave King has praised the "phenomenal" response from supporters after more than 21,000 renewed their season tickets ahead of this week's deadline. (Various)

SFA chiefs will earn at least £8.5m should Scotland reach the Euro 2016 finals in France. (Various)

SNP list member for the South of Scotland Chic Brodie is seeking a meeting with Jamie Hepburn, Scotland's Minister for Sport, to discuss what the MSP claims are questionable practices in Club Academy Scotland.

Full story: The Herald

OTHER GOSSIP

Andy Murray expects a tough contest when he faces Dutchman Robin Haas in the second round at Wimbledon. "I played him twice at the US Open and had two very difficult matches against him there," said the Scot. (Various)

Scotland's Jonny Gray and Stuart Hogg can light up the Rugby World Cup in England, according to former Scotland captain Mike Blair. (Various)

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