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Erik Sviatchenko wants the Celtic fans to put the frighteners on Borussia Monchengladbach's players. (The National)

Former Scotland manager Berti Vogts says none of the 'Gladbach players will have experienced an atmosphere like the one they'll face at Celtic Park, while former Rangers midfielder Jorg Albertz says the support the Celtic team receives from the fans "gives them wings". (Scottish Sun)

Brendan Rodgers has urged his Celtic players to take another leap forward in their Champions League development by securing victory over Borussia Monchengladbach. (Daily Mail)

Rodgers gave a hint of his long-term ambition for Celtic and spoke of a future when they could go to "whatever jungle we are in in the world" and impose themselves on any fixture. (The Times)

The Celtic manager admits he has been pleasantly surprised by the Celtic squad's lack of ego, their willingness to improve and determination to become elite footballers. (The Herald)

Monchengladbach boss Andre Schubert says his wounded "monsters" are ready to roar at Parkhead tonight. The Germans landed in Glasgow without five key men for the Champions League clash with Celtic. (Daily Record)

Erik Sviatchenko
Erik Sviatchenko thinks the Celtic support can "frighten" the Borussia Monchengladbach players

Former Celtic striker John Hartson says his old team must win tonight if they are to have any chance of securing third place in Group C. (The Herald)

Joey Barton has dropped the biggest hint that his Rangers career is over by erasing all links to the club on Twitter. (Scottish Sun)

Alex McLeish believes Mark Warburton must wipe Joey Barton from his mind even if the controversial midfielder continues to make headlines. (Daily Record)

Former Rangers boss McLeish has urged Warburton to end his feud with broadcaster BT Sport. (Daily Mail)

Scotland fans have taken just four days to snap up their entire 13,700 allocation for the showdown with England at Wembley next month. (Daily Mail)

Hibernian head coach Neil Lennon has lauded Grant Holt's quality and desire, despite the veteran striker only finding the net once this season. (The Herald)

OTHER GOSSIP

Munster Rugby will hold a press conference today and it is still uncertain whether their Champions Cup clash with Glasgow Warriors on Saturday will go ahead following the sudden death of the Irish side's coach Anthony Foley. (The Herald)

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