Thursday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Celtic will move for Wolves and Republic of Ireland striker Kevin Doyle, should Norwich City sign Gary Hooper.

Rangers boss Ally McCoist was among the first to congratulate Jackie McNamara on taking up the managerial reins at Dundee United. The sides meet in the Scottish Cup at Tannadice on Saturday. (Various)

Wigan are poised to sign former Celtic winger Aiden McGeady after agreeing a £5m fee with Spartak Moscow. (Various)

Hearts captain Marius Zaliukas could be heading for a transfer deadline day exit with Swiss outfit Young Boys of Bern mulling over a move. (Sun)

Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama is happy to remain at the club until the summer before considering a potential move. (Express)

Besiktas goalkeeper Allan McGregor has had loan moves to Wigan and Reading blocked, with the former Rangers keeper likely to remain in Turkey until the end of the season. (Express)

Former Dundee United striker Billy Dodds has expressed disappointment at missing out on the Tannadice managerial vacancy. (Various)

Rangers defender Lee Wallace will earn a recall to the Scotland fold later when manager Gordon Strachan names his squad for next week's friendly against Estonia. (Daily Mail)

With SFL clubs due to discuss league reconstruction at Hampden, Forfar Athletic Dick Campbell has called for a top-flight of 16 teams because sides are fed up playing each other four times a season. (Herald)

Rangers winger Barrie McKay has signed a new five-year deal at Ibrox with manager Ally McCoist tipping the youngster for a bright future. (Scotsman)