Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Hearts, Rangers, Hibs, Hamilton, Dundee United

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has revealed that senior figures at the club agree he needs to sign players in next month's transfer window and an outlay of at least £2m has been agreed. (The Times)

Deila wants to launch another January raid on Dundee United, this time for 19-year-old defender John Souttar. (Daily Star)

Nir Bitton believes a domestic treble is not beyond Celtic's reach this season, if they play the way they did against Hearts for the rest of the campaign.(The National)

Robbie Neilson insists holding on to his Hearts stars is more important than adding to them in January. (Scottish Sun)

Rangers are poised to make Doncaster Rovers midfielder Harry Forrester their first capture of the January transfer window.(Daily Mail)

Celtic have been linked with a January move for Dundee United's John Souttar
Celtic have been linked with a January move for Dundee United's John Souttar

The 24-year-old travelled to Glasgow on Tuesday and is expected to sign a short-term deal at Ibrox. (Daily Record)

Martyn Waghorn accused Hibernian midfielder Fraser Fyvie of conning referee Bobby Madden to land Rangers team-mate Andy Haliday a red card.(Daily Mail)

Hibs manager Alan Stubbs has backed Rangers bid to wipe out Halliday's red card. (Scottish Sun)

Martin Canning reckons his transfer window dealings could decide whether Hamilton Accies push for the top six or face a Premiership survival fight. (The National)

Guy Demel is still confident Dundee United will escape relegation, because he was in an even worse situation with Hamburg in 2006. (Scottish Sun)

Middlesbrough are reportedly set to offer Blackburn £12m for Jordan Rhodes
Middlesbrough are reportedly set to offer Blackburn £12m for Jordan Rhodes

Norwich City lead the race to sign Everton forward Steven Naismith in an £8m deal, but a host of other clubs are interested in the Scotland international. (The Herald)

Sunderland, Swansea City, Aston Villa and Newcastle have all indicated they are interesting in signing Naismith. (The Guardian)

Middlesbrough are trying to sign Scotland striker Jordan Rhodes in a £12m deal from Blackburn Rovers.(Scottish Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

Fraser Brown says Glasgow Warriors will take it one step at a time in their revenge mission against their Edinburgh rivals. (Scottish Sun)

Will Hall insists Glasgow Rocks will be out to prove to the entire British Basketball League they are intent on challenging for silverware in 2016 by ending Newcastle Eagles' perfect record at a sold-out Emirates Arena tonight. (The Herald)

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