Scottish Gossip: Aberdeen, Rangers, Celtic, Kilmarnock. St Mirren

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Ahead of tomorrow's meeting at Pittodrie, manager Derek McInnes warns Rangers that his fired-up Aberdeen side are in no mood to surrender their status as main challengers to Celtic. (Daily Mail)

Rangers manager Mark Warburton admits he does not understand the bitter rivalry with the Dons, saying it's "quite sad that it should be at this state". (Scotsman)

Moussa Dembele reckons he should have scored more against Rangers but hopes his hat-trick can keep him in the team now that fellow striker Leigh Griffiths is fit again. (Daily Record)

Rangers skipper Lee Wallace insists his team can handle a hostile atmosphere in Aberdeen because they get stick wherever they play. (Sun)

Manager Lee Clark insists there is no chance of Kilmarnock going bust even if Chris McPhail pulls the plug on his proposed £750,000 investment. (Sun)

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers admits Lee Clark ran rings round him in a schoolboy international, joking that he has a score to settle in today's league match. (Daily Express)

Killie have drafted Jack Paterson into their squad to face Celtic today and if the 16-year-old midfielder makes it on to the bench he will be the first SFA Performance School pupil to reach first team level. (Sun)

Rangers boss Mark Warburton goes into next month's League Cup semi-final against Celtic with no fear despite the recent 5-1 derby defeat. (The National)

Darian MacKinnon was convinced that Hamilton team-mate Ali Crawford was going to join Rangers in the summer, saying the attacking midfielder would be a "perfect fit" for the Ibrox side. (Herald)

Two Swedes have applied for the St Mirren manager's job; former Arsenal midfielder Stefan Schwarz and Lars-Olof Mattsson, who was last in charge of Sierra Leone in 2013. (Sun, print edition)

St Johnstone striker Steven MacLean accuses Aberdeen of lacking respect with their noisy celebrations sparking a tunnel bust-up following Thursday's League Cup meeting at Pittodrie. (Press & Journal)

Dundee manager Paul Hartley is scathing in his assessment of the "experts" in the media, who have been "negative" about his side's start to the season. (The Courier)

Hibernian Ladies will play tomorrow's league match against Stirling Uni at Easter Road to give them a feel for the pitch and stadium ahead of next month's Champions League meeting with Bayern Munich. (The National)

Lewis Milne says manager Gary Bollan's boot camp is already paying dividends as super-fit Forfar keep pace with Manchester City as the only sides in Britain with a 100% record. (Daily Record, print edition)

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