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St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright claims his side can reach the Europa League group stages after eliminating Rosenborg in a qualifier. (Daily Mail)

Celtic striker Gary Hooper has turned down a better financial offer from Queens Park Rangers to play in the English top flight with Norwich. (Daily Express)

QPR boss Harry Redknapp has admitted losing out on signing Gary Hooper is a 'huge blow', as Celtic agree a fee with Norwich for the player. (Various)

Former Norwich and Rangers striker Kevin Drinkell has backed Hooper to score 20 goals for the Canaries next season. (Daily Star)

A Lithuanian court has decided that bankruptcy proceedings should begin against Hearts' parent company UBIG. (Various)

Irish under-21 international striker James Collins has claimed he is delighted to have signed a deal with Hibernian. (Scotsman)

Motherwell coach Kenny Black has admitted the club cannot make anymore signings due to the cost of their Europa League trip to Russia. (Daily Mail)

Kilmarnock manager Allan Johnston remains hopeful of re-signing striker Kris Boyd, whose deal at the club has expired. (Daily Mail)

Ross County captain Richie Brittain has revealed that illness to his wife led to him reneging on a pre-contract deal with St Johnstone. (Various)

St Mirren plan to hold signing talks with former Hearts left-back Danny Grainger after he turned out as a trialist for the club. (Herald)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist has not given up hope of signing defender Bilel Mohsni. (Herald)