Scottish Gossip: Virgil van Dijk on the verge of Celtic exit

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic skipper Scott Brown is "ashamed" following last night's Champions League play-off defeat to Malmo. (Various)

Defender Virgil van Dijk admits he has almost certainly played his last game for Celtic following the loss in Sweden. (Various)

Southampton are confident of landing Dutchman Van Dijk in a deal worth around £11m. (Daily Record)

Malmo skipper Markus Rosenberg taunts Celtic by claiming their 2-0 home victory was "easy". (Sun)

Norwich manager Alex Neil admits he may sell Gary Hooper after linking Celtic with a return for the striker. (Sun)

Former Aberdeen midfielder Neale Cooper reckons the "flexibility" in the current Pittodrie squad will be key to the side's success this season. (Daily Record)

Hamilton Accies have agreed terms with former QPR centre-half Jamie Sendles-White. (Daily Record)

Hearts have ended their interest in Shaun Rooney after a trial period and the Queen's Park full-back is now on Partick Thistle's radar. (Daily Record)

Rotherham boss Steve Evans confirms his interest in signing Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor. (Sun)

Kilmarnock's teenage goalkeeper Devlin Mackay is to have talks with Derby and could move south before the transfer window closes. (Sun)

Rangers defender Rob Kiernan says standards and confidence at Ibrox is so high that the team go into every match hoping to score "eight or nine" goals. (Daily Mail)

Hibs boss Alan Stubbs says he was surprised that Championship rivals Rangers let Darren McGregor leave after swiftly snapping up the versatile defender. (Various)

Celtic's long-standing finance director Eric Riley is to retire on health grounds. (Daily Mail)

OTHER GOSSIP

Scotland's record points-scorer and cap holder Chris Paterson says "we're on the right track" after 20 years of pro rugby. (Herald)

Laura Muir has her sights on a medal at Rio 2016 after her fifth place finish in the 1500m at the World Championships. (Various)

Fiona Moore McGrath is stepping down from international netball after winning the last of her 62 caps at the recent World Cup. (The National)

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