Scottish Gossip: Kolo Toure, Celtic, Rangers, Mark Wotte

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Defender Kolo Toure will sign a one-year deal with Celtic on Sunday but will not be involved in Wednesday's Champions League third qualifying round first leg against FC Astana. (Daily Mail)

Toure, 35, may not feature at all against Astana with Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers hoping to secure another 'wildcard' signing for the qualifying tie. (Sun)

Astana have taken heart from the Scottish champions' recent loss to Lincoln Red Imps, according to midfielder Roger Canas. (Sunday Mail, print edition)

Mark Warburton believes his Rangers side is good enough to challenge for the Scottish Premiership title but is still looking for two more players. (Sunday Mail)

Mark Warburton
Warburton has had a busy summer of recruitment

Meanwhile, Warburton admits he may have a hard time keeping everyone in his expanded squad happy but insists the team comes first. (Sun)

Former Rangers captain John Greig is leading calls for ex-Ibrox manager Jock Wallace to be inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame. Wallace, who passed away 20 years ago, won 10 trophies over two spells as Rangers boss. (Herald)

Ian Durrant, who recently left Rangers after a long association with the club, has vowed to return to coaching. (Daily Mail)

Former Scottish FA performance director Mark Wotte has accused clubs in Scotland of putting their own interests before the greater good of the game after his successor Brian McClair also left the role. (Sunday Mail)

Mark Wotte
Dutchman Wotte spent over three years as SFA performance director

New England boss Sam Allardyce has been invited to a family reunion in Scotland, the manager's surname having its roots in Kincardineshire and the Allardice Family Association keen to organise a gathering. (National)

Scot David Moyes may bring Gary Neville in as his assistant at Sunderland after replacing Allardyce as Black Cats manager.(Sunday Express)

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