Scottish Gossip: Wanyama windfall, Celtic linked with winger

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic are set to rake in a £1.5m windfall, with Arsenal poised to make Southampton a £15m offer for their former midfielder Victor Wanyama. (Daily Record)

Celtic are linked with 24-year-old Hungarian winger Adam Gyurcso, who is out of contract at Videoton next month. (Daily Express)

Japan goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima has finally been given the green light to join Dundee United following a lengthy work permit process. (Various)

Inverness CT boss John Hughes welcomes the new League Cup format and hopes it is a stepping stone towards summer football. (The National)

Hibs manager Alan Stubbs would like to see more than three substitutions allowed in the revamped League Cup. (Daily Record)

Miguel Pallardo hopes to open talks with Hearts about a contract extension, with the 29-year-old Spaniard content with life at Tynecastle (Daily Express)

Celtic can expect punishment from Uefa, with fans letting off two flares before kick off in last night's 1-1 draw at Fenerbahce, with two more thrown towards home fans during the game. (Times)

Rangers boss Mark Warburton laughs off talk of mind games with Championship rival Alan Stubbs, saying he has not lost any sleep over the challenge from Hibernian. (Various)

Livingston are to sign former Hearts full-back Craig Thomson despite criticism from supporters. The 24-year-old was placed on a sex offenders list in 2011 for inappropriate online conduct toward underage girls. (Daily Express)

Scottish champions Glasgow City are searching for a new goalkeeper following the departures of Lee Alexander and Megan Cunningham. (The National)

Former Aberdeen and Inverness manager Steve Paterson has taken over at Speyside junior side Dufftown. (Scotsman)

OTHER GOSSIP

Gregor Townsend, who agreed a new deal at Glasgow yesterday, is the hottest coaching property in European rugby, according to former Scotland captain Andy Nicol. (Daily Mail)

Colin Montgomerie adds his voice to the call for slow play in golf to be punished by shots rather than money, branding existing fines a joke. (Scotsman)

Scotland cricketer Rachel Scholes is stunned to have been picked for a role in Australia's Women's Big Bash, the 23-year-old chosen as a rookie with the Sydney Sixers. (The National)

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