Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Celtic are in the hunt for Portuguese winger Helder Barbosa, who plays with Braga in his homeland. (Daily Record)

Israel defender Rami Gershon expects to seal a loan move from Standard Leige to Celtic today. (Sun)

Dundee United are chasing former St Mirren full-back Jure Travner, who is with Mura in his native Slovenia. (Daily Express)

Former Falkirk forward Kallum Higginbotham is set to join Motherwell on loan from Huddersfield. (Sun)

An advisor to Celtic's Beram Kayal says he expects to learn this week if Norwich are to make an offer for the midfielder. (Daily Mail)

Former Scottish FA chief executive Gordon Smith is convinced a 12-12-18 set-up will transform the Scottish game - more than a decade after he floated the idea. (Sun)

Scottish Football League chief executive David Longmuir admits the mid-season split for the 12-12-18 proposal may put supporters off. (Herald)

A change of manager at Wolves may damage Hibernian's attempt to prolong the stay of on-loan striker Leigh Griffiths. (Scotsman)

Rangers skipper Lee McCulloch is backing summer moves to bring former Ibrox trio Kenny Miller, Kris Boyd and Stevie Smith back to the club. (Various)

Former Rangers captain David Weir believes the next Scotland manager must be a Scot. (Various)

Sunderland are after Scotland international midfielder Shaun Maloney, who is with Premier League rivals Wigan. (Sun)