Scottish Gossip: Caixinha warns his Rangers players; Rodgers; Hibs

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Boss Pedro Caixinha warns his Rangers players they will be dropped for the Scottish Cup semi-final against Celtic if they fall below the standard of their display in the 3-0 win over Aberdeen. (Daily Record)

Ibrox defender Danny Wilson refused to let a bloodied nose ruin his enjoyment of his side's triumph at Pittodrie on Sunday. (Scottish Sun)

Rangers fans reacted on social media to Kenny Miller's double in the win over Aberdeen by demanding the club hand the 37-year-old striker a new contract. (Scottish Sun)

Kenny Miller score the opener against Aberdeen
Kenny Miller scored a double, his first a stunning strike, in Rangers' win over Aberdeen

But boss Caixinha refused to be drawn on Miller's future after the win. (Scottish Daily Mail)

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes reckons his side made it too easy for Rangers in Sunday's match at Pittodrie. (Scottish Sun)

Rangers boss Caixinha is lining up a summer move for 24-year-old winger Paulinho, who has scored 14 goals in 29 games for Portuguese second tier outfit Gil Vicente. (Daily Record)

Celtic striker Scott Sinclair says the Premiership champions are targeting 100 goals for the league season. (Scottish Sun)

Jordan Jones celebrates his goal
Winger Jordan Jones scored for Kilmarnock in their 3-1 defeat at Celtic Park on Saturday.

And Sinclair believes boss Brendan Rodgers, who signed a new four-year deal on Friday, has the profile to help attract more top players to Celtic. (Scotsman)

Kilmarnock winger Jordan Jones, who scored in the 3-1 defeat at Celtic on Saturday, insists Hoops captain Scott Brown tried to intimidate him during the match. (Herald)

Hearts midfielder Prince Buaben is happy to play anywhere for the benefit of the team after filling in at centre-back in Saturday's win over Dundee. (Scottish Sun)

Former Inverness Caley Thistle player Grant Munro believes one win could get Richie Foran's side back on the road to Premiership survival. (Scottish Sun)

Ross County winger Michael Gardyne says his side have nothing to lose as they aim to inflict Celtic's first domestic defeat of the season on Sunday. (Daily Record)

Hibernian midfielder John McGinn admits the players are frustrated that they are "crawling" to the Championship title following their 13th draw of the campaign at the weekend. (Scotsman)

Hibs' John McGinn
Hibernian's John McGinn has been left frustrated by the Easter Road side's recent form

OTHER GOSSIP

Key man Hayden Lescault will continue to play with a hand injury to try to help basketball side Glasgow Rocks get back on track. (Scottish Sun)

Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend has defended his decision to go to the corner with two late penalties rather than settle for a draw in Saturday's Pro12 defeat at Munster that effectively ended their play-off hopes. (Herald)

Gleneagles is not "on stand-by" to host next year's Ryder Cup despite suggestions that some Americans are anxious about the event being staged in France over terrorism fears. (Scotsman)

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