Scottish Gossip: Dundee v Celtic in the USA, Alan Stubbs, Rangers, Inverness CT

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

A deal to take Dundee's home match with Celtic to the United States next season is "85% done", with Philadelphia's 69,000 capacity Lincoln Financial Field the preferred venue. (Evening Telegraph)

Rangers director Stewart Robertson says the singing of sectarian songs is preferable to the violent unrest on the pitch that followed the Scottish Cup final. (Herald)

Rotherham will make an official approach to Hibernian over the next 48 hours for manager Alan Stubbs, while former Easter Road boss Tony Mowbray, now at Coventry, is also in the frame. (Daily Record)

The English FA are ready to allow Patrick Roberts to miss the Under-19 European Championship so the on-loan winger can play in Celtic's Champions League qualifiers. (Daily Record)

Rangers have opened talks with manager Mark Warburton and assistant David Weir on new contracts. The pair agreed three-year deals last June. (Various)

Defender Mikael Lustig says new Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers will enjoy more power than his predecessor Ronny Deila. (Sun)

Rangers are bidding to bring Dominic Ball back from Tottenham for a second season-long loan at Ibrox. (Daily Express)

Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia
Will they be serving pies and bovril in Philadelphia next season?

Maurice Malpas is being lined up for a return to Inverness CT as an experienced assistant to Richie Foran, who is widely expected to replace the departed John Hughes. (Sun & Daily Record)

Summer arrival Kristoffer Ajer will impress Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers with his non-stop graft in training and on the pitch, says the Norwegian teenager's boss at Start, Steinar Pederson. (Various)

Scotland defender Gordon Greer is relaxed about his future following his release from Brighton. (Daily Express)

Midfielder James McArthur says Scotland should take inspiration from Leicester and write their own glorious underdog story on the way to World Cup qualification in 2018. (Various)

Former Celtic boss Neil Lennon is in the running to become the new manager of Belgian side Anderlecht. (Scotsman)

Scott Allan insists he has no regrets about joining Celtic despite making just three starts in his first season with the Scottish champions. (Sun)

Newly formed united fans' group Club 1872 aims to increase its shareholding in Rangers to 25%. (Various)

Scottish football should present a more positive front and focus on the unpredictable nature of the Premiership when it comes to marketing, says Dundee general manager John Nelms. (Sun)

Italian stars Riccardo Montolivo, Daniele De Rossi and Thiago Motta are all likely to sit out of Sunday's friendly with Scotland due to injuries. (Various)

The Scottish FA are to bring disrepute charge against Ayr United for using images of a topless model to publicise their new kit. (Daily Mail)

OTHER GOSSIP

Andy Murray goes up against Ivo Karlovic in the French Open third round today, with the Croatian veteran boasting a record of 87% of first service points in his first two matches. (Various)

Michele Di Rossi insists a partisan Glasgow crowd will bring out the best in him as he looks to topple local hero Ricky Burns in Saturday's WBA super-lightweight title fight. (Various)

Muirfield's near neighbour, The Renaissance Club, believes it is a tailor made replacement if the R&A is looking for an alternative Open venue in East Lothian. (Scotsman)

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