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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Spanish side Sevilla are chasing Celtic centre back Virgil van Dijk, with Southampton also still tracking the Dutchman. (Various)

Former Celtic hitman Georgios Samaras is a target for English Premier League outfit Everton, but Olympiakos are also ready to offer the Greece World Cup star a contract. (Scottish Sun)

New Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs says he has received 100 calls from agents offering him players in the past week. (Various)

Former Hibs player-coach Alan Maybury is set to join boss Peter Houston's backroom team at Falkirk. (Scottish Sun)

St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright hopes to secure the services of striker David Goodwillie, who was recently freed by Blackburn Rovers. (Various)

Dundee United boss Jackie McNamara says he has held "positive" talks with Newcastle over the possibility of luring defender Curtis Good back to Tannadice on loan. (Daily Record)

McNamara is ready to sell Gary Mackay-Steven if the United winger does not sign a new contract. (Daily Star)

OTHER GOSSIP

Andy Murray's Wimbledon opponent Roberta Bautista Agut, who was on the books of La Liga side Villarreal as a youngster, revealed the pair talk more about football than tennis when they train together. (Various)

Scottish boxer Ricky Burns admits he was "stupid" to fight for 10 rounds with a broken jaw against Raymundo Beltran. (Scottish Sun)

Terence Crawford, who beat Burns to take the WBO title in March, has revealed he would consider a rematch with the Scot in America. (Daily Record)

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