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Walsall manager Jon Whitney appears resigned to losing Tom Bradshaw, the 23-year-old Wales striker who has a year left of his contract with the English League One club and has been heavily linked with a move to Rangers. (Daily Record)

Former Scotland Under-21 midfielder John Fleck could leave Coventry City this summer after the 24-year-old, who was the League One club's players of the season, stalled on agreeing a new contract. (Daily Mail, print edition)

Scotland coach Stuart McCall is one of several candidates who have spoken to Oldham Athletic about their managerial vacancy and the 52-year-old is also on the shortlist at his former club, Bradford City. (Huddersfield Examiner)

Cammy Bell is in talks to terminate his contract with Rangers, with Dundee United leading Hibernian and Oldham Athletic in the chase to sign the 29-year-old goalkeeper. (Daily Express, print edition)

Dundee United manager Ray McKinnon has targeted the signing of Rangers goalkeeper Cammy Bell and talks have already taken place between the Scottish Championship club and the 29-year-old. (The Courier)

Walsall's Tom Bradshaw celebrates
Tom Bradshaw, who has been linked with Rangers, could leave Walsall

Ross County have released midfielder Stewart Murdoch, clearing the way for the 26-year-old's expected move to Dundee United. (Press and Journal)

Inverness Caledonian Thistle have released Jordan Roberts after the Scottish Premiership club decided against taking up the option of extending the 22-year-old midfielder's contract by another year. (Daily Express, print edition)

Hearts striker Gavin Reilly, 23, has signed a season-long loan deal with Dunfermline Athletic ahead of the Pars' return to Scotland's second tier. (Edinburgh Evening News)

Celtic are in discussions with Dunfermline Athletic about 17-year-old Pars forward PJ Crossan, but the Scottish Championship club have not accepted the Scottish champions' bid. (The Courier)

Defender Paul Hanlon is expected to sign a new contract with Hibernian within the next 48 hours despite attracting interest from Aberdeen and English clubs. (Deadline News)

Raith Rovers are considering signing released Rangers winger David Templeton if the 27-year-old can prove his fitness after another injury-plagued season. (The Sun, print edition)

Coventry City midfielder John Fleck
John Fleck has rejected a new contract with Coventry City

Celtic defender Mikael Lustig fears he could miss the rest of the Euro 2016 finals after picking up a groin injury during Sweden's 1-1 draw with Republic of Ireland. (Daily Record)

Rangers midfielder Joey Barton believes that Scotland's best hope of qualifying for the next World Cup finals is if Roy Hodgson remains as manager of group rivals England. (The Sun)

Rangers midfielder Joey Barton feared for the safety of himself and two friends when he was confronted by a masked group as they fled fighting in Marseille at the weekend and claims that Russian thugs acted in military fashion as they clashed with England supporters and riot police. (Daily Record)

Former Celtic defender Mark Wilson believes that new Rangers arrival Joey Barton has played into Scott Brown's hands by dismissing the quality of the Celtic captain ahead of their midfield battles next season. (Daily Mail)

Former Dundee United striker Jordan Moore, who has left Irish outfit Limerick, believes that clubs have shunned signing him because of his battle against skin cancer. (The National)

Sweden's medical team escort Mikael Lustig off the field in France
Celtic defender Mikael Lustig went off injured for Sweden against Republic of Ireland

St Mirren players are to be fined £1 per swear word by the Scottish Championship club after furious neighbours complained about them turning the air blue at their training ground in Paisley. (Evening Times)

The St Mirren Independent Supporters Association has urged fans not to miss out on the chance to make history, with their bid to buy a controlling stake in the Scottish Championship club being 150 sign-ups short of the 1,000 pledges of £12 per month required before Sunday's deadline. (The Herald)

Alloa Athletic have signed Jim Goodwin after the 34-year-old midfielder was released by St Mirren. (The Herald)

Dundee defender James McPake, who dislocated his kneecap in January against Dundee United, is likely to miss the start of next season. (The Sun, print edition)

Despite facing a race against time to be fit for the new season, James McPake has been confirmed as Dundee's new club captain following Kevin Thomson's departure. (Evening Telegraph)

OTHER GOSSIP

Former Edinburgh fly-half Gregor Hunter has joined Scottish Premiership outfit Gala after the 24-year-old was released by Glasgow Warriors. (The Scotsman)

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