Tuesday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Southampton and Liverpool both want to sign Celtic's 21-year-old defensive midfielder Victor Wanyama. Full story: Daily Mirror

Michael Higdon insists even a night in police custody could not dampen the joy of being voted Scotland's player of the year, with the Motherwell striker describing his arrest after the awards ceremony as a "misunderstanding". (Various)

An American property tycoon could be poised to make an offer for debt-ridden Hearts. Full story: Scottish Sun

On-loan Hibs striker Leigh Griffiths wants another crack at English football and will find out on Thursday if he is to return to parent club Wolves. (Various)

A merger of the SPL and SFL could yet happen before the start of next season. Full story: Herald

Play-offs are likely to be added to the SPL set-up for next season as top flight clubs meet to discuss the issue today. (Daily Record)

Celtic full-back Adam Matthews is close to full fitness after nearly two months on the sidelines with a hamstring injury. (Various)

Aberdeen midfielder Gavin Rae defends team-mate Peter Pawlett from allegations of simulation, saying the winger is simply too quick for defenders to deal with. (Sun)

But former Pittodrie striker Billy Dodds is telling Pawlett that his diving his "an embarrassment". (Daily Express)

Prolific Queen of the South striker Nicky Clark is all set to join Rangers. (Various)

Morton manager Allan Moore has agreed a new one-year deal at Cappielow. (Daily Express)

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho, 50, wants Scotland's former Blackburn boss Steve Kean, 45, to join him if he returns as manager at Stamford Bridge. (Mirror)


Australian rugby coach Ewen McKenzie insists he is not set for the Scotland job. (Herald / Scotsman)

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