Saturday's Scottish Gossip

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Scotland manager Gordon Strachan still thinks his side can do better, despite beating Croatia in Zagreb. (Daily Star)

Deportivo La Coruna want to take striker Lassad back to Spain - if Celtic agree to tear up the last year of his contract. (Daily Record)

Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson says it is not too late for Celtic to make a bid for Derby-bound striker Johnny Russell. (Telegraph)

Thompson also admitted he would break the bank to bring striker David Goodwillie back to Tannadice. (Various)

However, hopes of a move to United or Aberdeen for Goodwillie could be dashed by Blackburn insisting he will not leave for a cut-price fee. (Daily Record)

Kilmarnock manager Kenny Shiels will discover if he has a future at the club early next week. (Daily Mail)

Defender Frazer Wright is set to sign a new 12-month deal with St Johnstone. (Sun)

Rab Douglas is set to launch legal action against Dundee manager John Brown for defamation. (Various)

Dunfermline must raise £175,000 in the next five weeks or the club will definitely be liquidated. (Scotsman)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist wants former Hearts captain Marius Zaliukas as his defensive rock for next season. (Sun)

Former Scotland international David Weir will be named new Sheffield United manager in the next 48 hours. (Daily Record)

Scotland striker Suzanne Grant hopes to make a return to international football after giving birth in December. (Times)


Andy Murray has insisted he made the right decision in withdrawing from the French Open as it has given him more time to practice on grass. (Telegraph)

Former bobsleigh world champion Gillian Cooke returns to her original discipline when she comeptes in the long jump at Meadowbank Stadium on Saturday. (Scotsman)