Friday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Nigeria defender Juwon Oshinawa, who plays with Ashod in Israel, claims talks are underway over a proposed move to Celtic. Full story: Heraldexternal-link

Celtic are prepared to make a £400,000 offer for Tom Rogic if the Australian midfielder impresses on trial. (Daily Record)

St Johnstone midfielder Murray Davidson is ready to turn down a new deal with the Perth club and try his luck in England next season. (Various)

Former Rangers director Paul Murray thinks current chief executive Charles Green should use his influence to implement change rather than issue threats about quitting Scottish football. (Various)

Kilmarnock manager Kenny Shiels thought there would have been "more appealing options" for midfielder Liam Kelly, who is set for a move to Bristol City. (Herald)

Dundee are closing in on a loan deal for Kilmarnock midfielder Gary Harkins. (Daily Express)

But Dens Park striker Martin Boyle cannot move to Alloa on loan since he has already turned out for former club Montrose this season. (Daily Record)

Broadcasters ESPN could ditch their coverage of Scottish football at the end of the season. (Daily Express)

SFA chief executive Stewart Regan claims to have done more for Scottish football in two years than the organisation had done in the previous two decades. Full story: Daily Recordexternal-link

Dunfermline manager Jim Jefferies believes there are "major problems" with the proposed 12-12-18 league set up and maintains that a 16-team top flight is the best option. (Sun)

Nottingham Forest boss Alex McLeish is eyeing up a move for Scotland international James McFadden, who is yet to start for Sunderland after agreeing a short-term deal in October. (Sun)