Scottish Gossip: Scottish Cup final

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

German clubs Hoffenheim and Schalke lead 12-club chase for Patrick Roberts, the Manchester City winger who has enjoyed a successful 18-month loan spell at Celtic. (Sun)

Preston are planning a £500,000 bid for striker Joe Garner, who left them for Rangers last summer for three times that amount. (Daily Record)

Manager Brendan Rodgers is urging his Celtic stars to not to pass up a "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity to clinch an unbeaten treble. (Daily Express)

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes, linked with replacing David Moyes at Sunderland would be a "really good fit" at the Stadium of Light, says Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers. (Sun)

However, McInnes insists he still has the drive to win things with the Dons as he prepares for the Scottish Cup final. (Daily Mail)

Stories of Celtic's greatest moments through the years inspire manager Brendan Rodgers to guide his team into the history books. (Daily Record)

Ahead of today's Scottish Cup final, Dons manager Derek McInnes says he's surprised Celtic have not won more than three domestic trebles, pointing to a "vast difference in resources". (Daily Record)

Kevin Thomson says losing the captaincy during his first spell at Hibs was a "huge blow" and thinks Aberdeen removing the armband from Ryan Jack "puts even more scrutiny on the situation". (Scotsman)

Richie Foran will remain in charge at Inverness Caley Thistle, despite several board members being keen on a change of manager following relegation (Daily Express, print edition)

There are no excuses for Wato Kuate's on-pitch meltdown which led to Dundee United boss Ray McKinnon saying he would not play for the club again, insists captain Sean Dillon. (Scotsman)

We ruined Celtic's treble bid in 1970, so Aberdeen can do it now, says former Pittodrie hero Arthur Graham. (Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

Andy Murray hopes coach Ivan Lendl can help him find his edge as the world number one bids to find form at the French Open. (Daily Record)

Scotland should view its status as the birthplace of rugby sevens with the same sense of pride it does in being the home of golf, says former Grand Slam hero Scott Hastings. (Scotsman)

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