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Celtic face a stand-off in their bid to keep Craig Gordon, with the 34-year-old keen to keep his options open after a bid from Chelsea. (Sunday Mail)

Hearts are to sign Greece midfielder Alexandros Tziolis, 31, who is a free agent after having contract with PAOK terminated. (Edinburgh Evening News)

Motherwell boss Mark McGhee says Willie Collum was wrong to send off Scott McDonald yesterday but has no fears about the referee balancing his earlier decision to dismiss Rangers' Michael O'Halloran. (Sunday Mail)

But, according to Motherwell defender Stevie Hammell, Collum says it was an easy second red card in Rangers' 2-0 win at Fir Park. (Sun)

Ross County manager Jim McIntyre is angry that Kilmarnock defender Karleigh Osborne avoided a second yellow card in his side's 3-2 loss at Rugby Park. (Sunday Mail)

Hearts and Scotland full-back Callum Paterson is determined to come back stronger than ever from cruciate ligament damage that will have him sidelined until next season. (Sunday Mail)

Aberdeen captain Ryan Jack is in no hurry to agree a new deal but says no one can accuse of him of a lack of loyalty to the Pittodrie club. (Mail on Sunday)

Henry Onyekuru is a step closer to a move to Celtic after Belgian club AS Eupen signed up two forwards to replace him. (Sun)

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers admits his squad is not where he wants it in preparation for next season's Champions League qualifiers but will not rush into any panic buys before Tuesday's transfer deadline. (Sunday Herald)

Chelsea are set to win the race to sign Rangers' 15-year-old midfielder Billy Gilmour. (Sun, print edition)

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