Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Hibernian, St Johnstone, Aberdeen

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is ready to sacrifice this season's unbeaten domestic run to focus on winning the Treble. (Daily Record)

Celtic winger Patrick Roberts thinks Rangers' Andy Halliday's "terrible" tackle on him in the Scottish Cup semi-final, which resulted in a booking, should help clear skipper Scott Brown after red card at Ross County. (Sun)

"We can play, and I think we're the second best team in the country," says Hibs boss Neil Lennon in the wake of Saturday's Scottish Cup semi-final defeat to Aberdeen. (Scotsman)

Celtic striker Moussa Dembele will discover today if his season is over with a hamstring injury after limping out of Sunday's win over Rangers at Hampden. (Sun)

Brendan Rodgers urges Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths to seize his chance during Moussa Dembele's absence. (Herald)

St Johnstone's push for fourth spot will not come off the rails because of playmaker Danny Swanson's decision to leave for Hibs in the summer, says manager Tommy Wright. (Daily Record)

Celtic target Henry Onyekuru is in further demand, with Bournemouth, Liverpool and Southampton watching the teenage striker, who plays for Eupen in Belgium. (Daily Record)

Jonny Hayes celebrates his late winner for Aberdeen at Hampden
Hayes celebrates his late winner for Aberdeen at Hampden

Aberdeen will demand a 50-50 split in the Hampden ticket allocation for Scottish Cup final against Celtic. (Daily Record)

Aberdeen winger Jonny Hayes, who scored the late semi-final winner to sink Hibs 3-2, has no interest in winning another runners-up medal against Celtic. (Sun)

Dundee United co-owner Justine Mitchell has resigned from the board of Scottish Women's Football along with fellow director Karen Birch. (The National)

Hearts full-back Callum Paterson began running on Monday for the first time since suffering a season-ending knee injury in late December. (Edinburgh Evening News)

Myles Hippolyte will find out today if he is to face SFA action for an alleged dive to win a penalty against Dunfermline at the weekend. (Various)

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