Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

West Ham are preparing a £2m bid for Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty. Boss Sam Allardyce is a long-time admirer of the Northern Ireland international and has contacted Rangers about his availability (The Sun)

Ally McCoist risks losing out on another priority target after his bid to land Roland Juhasz broke down for the sake of less than £200,000. (Various)

Madjid Bougherra has launched an angry attack on Rangers, saying he had been left sickened by their offer of a new deal. (Various)

Celtic had a second bid for Polish keeper Grzegorz Sandomierski knocked back last night. His club Jagiellonia Bialystok want £2m for the 21-year-old but Celtic fell short with a £1.4m offer. (Various)

Celtic's Euro rivals FC Sion are at war with the Swiss Football League after they were prevented from fielding six new signings under the terms of a transfer embargo. (Daily Express)

Dundee United midfielder Scott Severin has been told he will be out of football for at least a year after a triple leg break in their 1-1 draw with St Mirren. (Various)

Willie Miller has told Aberdeen's fans not to start writing their team off after making a sluggish start to the season. (Various)

Isaiah Osbourne, the former Aston Villa midfielder, could be set to join brother Isaad, who plays for Aberdeen, in the Scottish Premier League, after being linked with a move to Hibs. (The Herald).

Scotland players are being allowed to play poker at squad HQ in the run-up to their friendly against Denmark at Hampden. (The Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

Eilish McColgan will miss this month's world championships in Daegu after it was confirmed the Dundee athlete suffered a broekn foot during Saturday's Diamond League meeting in London.

Braehead Clan have re-signed netminder Mike Will as their back-up goalie for the new season.

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