Friday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Wolves striker Steven Fletcher, who has been in self-imposed exile from the Scotland squad, has been asked to play for Team GB at next year's Olympics. (Daily Express)

Former Scotland captain Gary McAllister is urging his fellow countrymen to snub any Olympic invite. (Sun)

Hearts will not let want-away midfielder Ryan Stevenson leave without a fee, with Middlesbrough and Bristol City keen on the 27-year-old. (Sun)

Stevenson claims he can count the number of times Hearts have paid him on time on one hand. (Daily Record)

Hearts are planning to arrange a loan deal for winger Andrew Driver, who has handed in a transfer request. (Daily Express)

St Mirren are lining up a move for Ugandan defender Joseph Kizto, who has been released by Partizan Belgrade. (Daily Mail)

Rangers winger Sone Aluko claims Vincent Lunny was out of his depth in branding him a diver because the SFA's compliance officer has never played football professionally. (Various)

Motherwell boss Stuart McCall fears the club will not be able to resist January bids for Chris Humphrey, Darren Randolph and Jamie Murphy. (Sun)

Two years into the job, Scotland manager Craig Levein says he will re-double efforts to unearth Scottish relatives of promising players. (Scotsman)

Scottish Football League chief executive David Longmuir wants more clubs to consider investing in 3G artificial pitches. (Herald)

Huddersfield chairman Dean Hoyle insists Scotland striker Jordan Rhodes is not for sale in January - at any price. (Daily Record)

Turkish club Eskisehirspor are lining up Derek Riordan as a replacement for recently departed Kris Boyd. (Daily Express)

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