Scottish Gossip: Izaguirre, Getafe, Celtic, Rangers, Hibs

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Spanish club Getafe are lining up a summer move for Celtic left-back Emilio Izaguirre. (Sun)

Rangers manager Mark Warburton denied the Scottish Championship title was his side's to lose after they went 11 points clear at the top with victory over St Mirren. (Sunday Herald)

But Hibernian head coach Alan Stubbs, whose side are second in the division and lost to Dumbarton on Saturday, says: "We've left ourselves too much to do now." (Sun)

Celtic left-back Emilio Izaguirre
La Liga-bound? Celtic's Izaguirre has been linked with Getafe

Full-back James Tavernier believes Rangers will not abandon their principles and revert to long ball tactics, pointing to how it did not work when they changed how they were playing in a 1-1 draw with Livingston earlier this season. (Scotland on Sunday)

Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson revealed a little inside knowledge of ex-Tynecastle goalkeeper Jamie MacDonald, now with Kilmarnock, helped Jamie Walker score the winning goal against Killie on Saturday, with Walker scoring on the rebound after MacDonald had initially saved his penalty.(Sunday Herald)

Leigh Griffiths will retain Celtic's penalty-taking responsibilities despite having the second of his two spot-kicks against Hamilton Academical saved on Friday evening. (Sunday Herald)

Celtic loan signing Patrick Roberts is willing to take his time to impress parent club Manchester City during his 18-month stint in Glasgow. (Sunday Mail)

Forward Roberts says he wants to become "one of the best in the world". (Mail on Sunday)

OTHER GOSSIP

Captain Greig Laidlaw insists he knew that Scotland's rugby players would end their Six Nations losing run as they took the field for Saturday's 36-20 win over Italy.(Sunday Herald)

Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw
Laidlaw kicked 21 points in Scotland's win

Former Scotland skipper Jason White says Laidlaw passed a bit test of character by starring in the win in Rome. (Mail on Sunday)

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