Tuesday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Former Celtic manager Gordon Strachan will be confirmed as the new Scotland boss within the next 48 hours after winning the race to succeed Craig Levein. The 55-year-old has been the bookmakers' favourite ever since Levein was axed last November.

Gordon Strachan
Strachan could be Scotland boss within 48 hours

And Strachan is expected to appoint his former team-mate Gary McAllister as assistant, with long-term colleague Garry Pendrey also targeted for a coaching role in the national set-up.

Full story: The Sunexternal-link

Australian midfielder Tom Rogic, who has been on trial at Celtic, is eager to clinch a £450,000 move to Scotland from Central Coast Mariners.

Full story: The Sunexternal-link

Celtic manager Neil Lennon want to hold fresh talks with Victor Wanyama, 21, about a new deal, with the midfielder having two years left on his current contract.

Full story: Daily Recordexternal-link

Dundee United manager Peter Houston, 54, says he is surprised Blackpool were given permission to talk to him about taking over at Bloomfield Road.

Full story: Daily Record

Ross County and St Mirren feel Rangers' chief executive Charles Green's proposal for a 14-14-14 league set-up should be considered but Aberdeen and Livingston wish to proceed with the 12-12-18 proposal currently under examination.

Full story: Daily Record


Rory McIlroy feels Colin Montgomerie should stand aside and let Paul McGinley lead Europe as captain for next year's Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

Full story: The Telegraphexternal-link

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