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Celtic manager Ronny Deila has refused to rule out making a shock move to bring Georgios Samaras back to the Scottish Champions, after the Greece striker's contract ended at the start of the summer. (Various)

Aberdeen are set to beat Kilmarnock and St Johnstone in the race to sign out-of-contract striker David Goodwillie. (Scottish Sun)

Motherwell midfielder Keith Lasley has revealed it is his dream to one day manage the Fir Park outfit. (Various)

Rangers boss Ally McCoist is ready to offer former Hearts defender Marius Zaliukas a contract this week. (Various)

Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs wants Liam Craig to stay at the club, despite the midfielder being told by former boss Terry Butcher that he was free to leave Easter Road. (Scottish Sun)

Sporting Lisbon star Carlos Mane says the pressure is on the club's new signing Ryan Gauld because of his 'Baby Messi' nickname, although he reckons the Scot will be a sensation if he is half as good as the Argentine. (Sunday Mail)external-link

And Scotland youth chief Mark Wotte has warned Gauld he will have just two years to prove himself at the Portuguese giants. (Sunday Mail)

Former Dundee United midfielder Scott Allan has joined Derby County on trial, as he bids to get his career back on track. (Sunday Mail)


Andy Murray will decide this week if he is to retain the services of Amelie Mauresmo as his coach. (Various)