Saturday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is eyeing up a January move for Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama. Ferguson has sent his brother Martin, one of United's scouts, to watch the 21-year-old Kenyan several times this season. Full story: Daily Mirrorexternal-link

Manager Neil Lennon insists he and Celtic are lucky to have Dermot Desmond after the majority shareholder came in for flak from some supporters for saying Rangers are needed at the top end of Scottish football. (Daily Record)

SFA chief executive Stewart Regan will not deviate from his unshakeable belief in national manager Craig Levein. (Daily Record)

Scotland will fall three places to 59th place in the Fifa rankings when they are next released. (Sun)

Hearts left-back Danny Grainger is adamant the Edinburgh club can recover from a shaky start to the season and challenge at the top end of the SPL. (Various)

Aberdeen defender Mark Reynolds believes that his team are in the best position to take on Celtic at the top of the SPL. (Various)

Celtic keeper Fraser Forster believes his England call-up is a pat on the back for the standard of Scottish football. (Various)

Nigel Hasselbaink has cranked up the heat ahead of today's game with previous club St Mirren by saying he has moved to a bigger club in St Johnstone. (Various)

Hibs defender Paul Hanlon admits the team were "a bag of nerves" during home games over the the last two seasons but insists that has all changed now. (Various)

Rangers chief executive Charles Green is considering a stadium sponsorship deal for Ibrox. (Sun)

Rangers midfielder Ian Black says he is delighted to be away from owner Vladimir Romanov at his former club Hearts. (Various)

Scotland and Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam claims he had to leave Liverpool because manager Brendan Rodgers only saw him as a squad player. (Daily Mail)

Scottish strikers Kenny Miller and Kris Boyd are among the top 12 highest earners in Major League Soccer. (Daily Express)

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