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Stromsgodset director of football Jostein Flo says their former manager Ronny Deila is "worth 10 times what Celtic paid for him". (Daily Record, Sun, Daily Mail)

Deila said farewell to the Stromsgodset fans in Drammen, Norway, on Monday evening, addressing the crowd from the pitch. (Daily Record, Sun, Daily Mail)

Former Celtic midfielder Lubo Moravcik believes Deila must be given a chance to succeed and the Slovak, speaking from personal experience of arriving as a relative unknown to Celtic fans, says it doesn't matter that the new manager is not a household name. (Sun)

Deila is confident that he has persuaded John Collins to become his assistant at Celtic Park. (Daily Express)

Celtic could face Dukla Prague in the final game of their pre-season trip to Austria. (Sun)

East Stirlingshire have requested to play Chelsea in a friendly at Stamford Bridge, as they claim a promise to do so, a condition of defender Eddie McCreadie's transfer to the Londoners in 1962, remains unfulfilled. (Daily Express)

Rangers shareholders Sandy and James Easdale met representatives of shareholders groups Blue Pitch Holdings and Margarita Holdings in London on Monday and will hold a club board meeting in the city on Tuesday morning. (Daily Record)

Talks about Terry Bucher's future as manager of Hibernian will continue into a second day after no decision was reached in his meeting with the club's chief executive Leeann Dempster on Monday. (Various)

Hearts full-back Jordan McGhee is predicting a smooth transition for the young players like him who have come through the Under-20s with Robbie Neilson when he was a coach, and who hope to play for him now he is in charge of the first team. (Various)

Ross County have signed 22-year-old striker Jake Jervis from Portsmouth, an addition that pleases manager Derek Adams, who says the Staggies had to compete with "good English League clubs" to land his signature. (Daily Record)

Falkirk are waiting to see if former Dundee United boss and current Celtic scout Peter Houston will accept the offer to become their new manager. (Daily Express)


Sir Craig Reedie, the Scottish president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, warns Commonwealth Games athletes about taking supplements because, he says, "the supplements business the world over is almost entirely unregulated". (Daily Mail)

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