Thursday's Scottish Gossip
Celtic are interested in Egypt Under-21 international Mahmoud Hassan, the 19-year-old midfielder currently with Al Ahly.
Meanwhile, manager Neil Lennon is confident Celtic will be able to keep England goalkeeper Fraser Forster until at least the end of the season.
Motherwell boss Stuart McCall has criticised the scheduling of his side's Scottish Premiership meeting with Aberdeen, due to the Boxing Day travel involved for the Steelmen's fans.
Peterborough United will need to pay £1m to complete the signing of striker Billy McKay from Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
Rangers striker Jon Daly has revealed the heartache he feels over his late father never having seen him score at Ibrox.
Georgios Samaras says he will only leave Celtic for a club who is the best in their league, with the Greek striker out of contract in the summer.
Edinburgh's Grant Gilchrist and Glasgow Warriors' Alex Dunbar have signed new deals with their clubs until 2016 and 2017, respectively.