Scottish Gossip: Greg Stewart, Celtic, James Tavernier, Josh Magennis

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Greg Stewart is set to leave Dundee this week after the club agreed a £500,000 fee with Birmingham City. (Daily Record)

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has targeted Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Dorus de Vries - who played for Dunfermline in the 2006-07 season - to provide competition for Craig Gordon. (Scottish Sun)

The Scottish champions have been handed a boost after Hapoel Beer Sheva's skipper Elyaniv Barda revealed he's set to sit out next week's Champions League play-off clash between the sides. (Daily Record)

Parkhead defender Jozo Simunovic has emerged as a shock target for Italian side Torino. (Daily Mail)

Former Celtic striker Carlton Cole, who made just five appearances during an ill-fated spell at Parkhead last season, has joined Sacramento Republic in the United Soccer League, US football's third tier. (Daily Record)

Jozo Simunovic
Jozo Simunovic has been linked with a move to Italy

Rangers star James Tavernier is a shock £2.5m target for Turkish side Trabzonspor. The full-back recently signed a one-year contract extension to his Ibrox deal. (Scottish Sun)

Clint Hill says the reaction to Rangers' 1-1 Premiership draw at home to Hamilton Accies was an "eye-opener" to the pressures of life at Ibrox. (Daily Record)

Manager Mark Warburton says it is impossible for Rangers to compete with clubs in England's top two leagues - and even some clubs in the third tier - for signing targets. (The Times)

Warburton has forecast a radical revolution in world football, and wants the Old Firm to be part of it. The Rangers boss believes a world league could be in the pipeline in a few years time. (Daily Star)

Northern Ireland striker Josh Magennis has knocked back a new contract at Kilmarnock as he eyes a move to England. (Daily Star)

Ross County chairman Roy MacGregor has revealed that the Staggies are finally debt free, and believes they now have an ideal platform to build for the future. (Scottish Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

Sally Conway
Sally Conway claimed Olympic bronze in judo's 70kg category

Scottish judoka Sally Conway says she will not let her Olympic medal out of her sight after claiming a bronze in the 70kg category in Rio. (The Times)

Badminton star Kirsty Gilmour will stay off social media during the Olympics in Rio to avoid being distracted by the kind of "overwhelming" reaction she received on Twitter during the 2014 Commonwealth Games. (The Scotsman)

Scotland is set to make a fresh bid to stage the Ryder Cup following the success of the 2014 match at Gleneagles. (Scottish Sun)

New Edinburgh signing Rory Scholes says the opportunity to play at full-back on a regular basis was the key reason behind his decision to leave Ulster. (The Herald)

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