Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers owner Craig Whyte told administrators last week that he will have a say in who takes control of the Glasgow club. (The Sun)

Celtic and the Scottish Football Association will go head to head over manager Neil Lennon's red card at half-time at Ibrox on Sunday when the Celtic boss is called before an SFA judicial panel at Hampden on 19 April. (Various)

Former Rangers striker Michael Mols believes the wages paid to him and his fellow Dutch players is not the cause of the club's financial problems. (Various)

Dorin Goian, the Rangers centre-half, hopes the 3-2 Old Firm win over Celtic on Sunday will speed up the process of securing a buyer for the club.

Rhys McCabe's performance in Rangers' derby win is a sign that the club's training ground, Murray Park, is producing good quality young players. (Daily Mail)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist will make a new contract offer to Sone Aluko his top priority once the club is sold. (Daily Express)

Espanyol are weighing up a summer move for Aluko. (The Sun)

And Aluko's manager when he was at Aberdeen, Jimmy Calderwood, says that despite interest from English clubs, the player wants to stay at Rangers. (Daily Record)

Russell Anderson is on course to captain Aberdeen for the first time in five years when the Dons play Hearts at the weekend. (The Sun)

Scotland captain Darren Fletcher hopes to be back playing for Manchester United and his country next season but he admits he does not know how realistic that is. (Daily Express)

St Johnstone have been boosted by the news that midfielder Murray Davidson did not suffer a serious knee injury against Hearts and that he could be fit enough to face Inverness on 7 April. (Various)

Kilmarnock plan to open contract talks to keep 34-year-old Garry Hay at the club. (Daily Mail)

Dundee United manager Peter Houston reckons Tannadice favourites Gary Mackay-Steven and Johnny Russell should be shortlisted for player of the year. (Daily Express)

Hearts hope to have Craig Beattie fit to play against Aberdeen at the weekend, but they have injury worries over six first-team regulars. (Daily Mail)

Hibernian legend Jackie McNamara fears that his former team could be relegated because he does not see any battlers in the team who are up for the fight. (Daily Express)

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