Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers chief executive Charles Green was given advice by the police after receiving death threats during his takeover at Ibrox. Full Story: Sun

Celtic manager Neil Lennon describes Tuesday's Champions League opponents Barcelona as "an extraordinary team" after watching their 5-4 win at Deportivo La Coruna. (Daily Record)

Midfielder Beram Kayal thinks Barcelona are "the best team in the world" but is confident Celtic can qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League. (Various)

Former Barca manager Johan Cruyff was impressed by Celtic's win at Spartak Moscow and thinks the Glasgow club have invested wisely in young talent. Full story: Daily Mail

Celtic pair James Forrest and Kris Commons will be fit for Tuesday's game at the Nou Camp after missing Saturday's 5-0 win at St Mirren. (Various)

Barcelona star Cesc Fabregas is warning that Celtic will be tough opponents but team-mate Andres Iniesta thinks it "impossible" for the home team to fail at the Nou Camp. (Various)

Hearts are confident they will be able to pay the delayed salaries of manager John McGlynn and a group of first team players today. (Scotsman)

St Johnstone striker Gregory Tade insists Scottish football is making progress in the battle to combat racism. (Sun)

Striker Philip Roberts says he would happily extend his loan at Inverness from Arsenal beyond January. (Sun)

Aberdeen could face a Scottish Premier League investigation after objects were thrown from the away end at Tannadice during Saturday's 1-1 draw with Dundee United. (Daily Express)

OTHER GOSSIP

Having led from day one, Scotland's Richie Ramsay lost in an extra-hole play-off at the Indian Open after a three-putt bogey at the last. (Various)

Catriona Matthew also lost in a play-off for the HanaBank Championship in South Korea, having blown a large lead. (Various)

Edinburgh's Kenny Anderson is aiming for European honours after ending his six-year wait to become British super-middleweight champion. (Sun)

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