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Rangers will have to pay a £500,000 transfer fee and send forward Michael O'Halloran to Fir Park on loan if they are to sign 25-year-old Motherwell striker Louis Moult.(Scottish Sun)

Hearts right-back Callum Paterson is still set to sign for Cardiff City this summer despite late interest from Rangers. (Scottish Sun, print edition)

Interim Kilmarnock manager Lee McCulloch is keen to sign former Rangers team-mate Kirk Broadfoot, the 32-year-old defender who has been relegated with Rotherham United.(Scottish Sun)

Hibernian are favourites to sign Simon Murray, the 25-year-old striker who is out of contract with Dundee United this summer. (Scottish Sun, print edition)

Crystal Palace could make a summer move for 18-year-old Hamilton Academical midfielder Ronan Hughes, who is also being monitored by Arsenal, Everton, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United. (Scottish Sun, print edition)

Kenny Cameron has retired as a club director after six years as Inverness Caledonian Thistle chairman. (Inverness Courier)

Motherwell striker Louis Moult
Motherwell striker Louis Moult is reportedly wanted by Rangers

Kenny Cameron has resigned as Inverness Caledonian Thistle chairman, sparking a power struggle that puts manager Richie Foran's position in further doubt after relegation from the Scottish Premiership. (Daily Record, print edition)

Ross County assistant manager Billy Dodds has warned that Liam Boyce's admirers will have to pay in the region of £1m to force the Premiership club to sell the Northern Ireland striker. (The Herald)

David Moyes walked away from a £3m pay-off from Sunderland when he resigned 10 months into his four-year contract as manager.(Daily Record)

Despite resigning, David Moyes will play a role in finding his replacement as manager of relegated Sunderland. (Daily Star)

Reading defender Niall Keown has not ruled out a return to Partick Thistle next season after ending his loan spell at the Scottish Premiership club. (The Herald, print edition)

St Johnstone are releasing defender Keith Watson and winger Michael Coulson despite both having 12 months left on their contracts. (Daily Record, print edition)

Willie Miller, who rejected a transfer to Rangers from Aberdeen in the early 1980s, has warned Dons captain Ryan Jack he is taking a risk if he makes such a move because of the state of the Ibrox club.(Daily Record)

Alex McLeish, the last Aberdeen captain to lift the Scottish Cup, says the club's fans should "lay off" current skipper Ryan Jack, who goes into Saturday's final against Celtic having decided to leave the club this summer. (The Scotsman)

Rotherham United defender Kirk Broadfoot
Rotherham United defender Kirk Broadfoot is said to be interesting Kilmarnock

Scotland left-back Kieran Tierney says a 10-minute chat with new manager Brendan Rodgers last summer persuaded him to reject a big-money transfer to Arsenal after the English Premier League club made a £10m offer for the 19-year-old and he has no regrets.(Daily Record)

A dressing-room mobile phone ban by manager Brendan Rodgers helped create a Celtic side that have won the Scottish Premiership title without suffering a defeat this season, according to Scotland left-back Kieran Tierney. (The Herald)

Scotland midfielder Scott Brown admits that, when he first met newly appointed Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers last summer, he told the Northern Irishman that he might only last six months of the new season because of niggling injuries.(Daily Express)

Celtic captain Scott Brown believes he can continue playing for four more seasons despite having briefly retired from international duty last year because of injury worries. (Daily Mail, print edition)

Scotland head coach Gordon Strachan believes that Celtic's "sensational" achievement of going a domestic league season unbeaten will bolster his side's chances of upsetting England next month.(The Scotsman)

Head coach Gordon Strachan says he was among those putting too much expectation on the shoulders of Oliver Burke, the 20-year-old Leipzig winger who has been omitted from the latest Scotland squad. (The Scotsman)

Former Aberdeen and Celtic midfielder Billy Stark believes the Dons can end the Glasgow side's unbeaten domestic run this season if they have a positive attitude going into Saturday's Scottish Cup final.(The National)

Dundee United striker Simon Murray
Dundee United striker Simon Murray is being linked with Hibernian

Aberdeen can defeat favourites Celtic in Saturday's Scottish Cup final, but only if Derek McInnes' side score first, according to former midfielder Paul Hartley, who played for both clubs. (The Scotsman)

Celtic have had a higher total home league attendance this season than any club in the top flights in France and Italy, while Rangers have enjoyed the largest travelling support in the UK.(Daily Record)

Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson will pay for nearly 500 fans to travel for free to Sunday's play-off final second leg against Hamilton Academical as a thank-you for their loyal support. (The Herald, print edition)

Hamilton Academical forward Dougie Imrie is desperate to avoid being relegated for the fourth time in his career as his side face Dundee United in the Premiership play-off final.(The Herald)

St Johnstone striker Graham Cummins is dreaming of a Europa League draw against hometown club Cork City. (The Herald)

OTHER GOSSIP

Gary Anderson and Peter Wright have been handed the number one seeding as Scotland go for a first-ever World Cup of Darts win.(Daily Record)

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