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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Benfica are preparing a £6m move for Celtic and England goalkeeper Fraser Forster. (Daily Record)

Inverness Caledonian Thistle face competition to sign French striker John-Christophe Ayina, with at least one other Scottish Premiership club reportedly tracking him. (Various)

Former Aberdeen and Hearts full-back Jamie McAllister, 36, could sign a deal with Kilmarnock after being released by Yeovil. (Various)

Dundee United have had a bid rejected for 22-year-old central defender Ryan Tafazolli, with Mansfield Town unimpressed by the offer made. (Herald)

Ryan Gauld will make his Sporting Lisbon debut in a game against Lazio on 1 August. (Sun)

Rangers striker Jon Daly will miss the start of the season after undergoing knee injury. The 31-year-old is set for a six-week lay-off. (Herald)

David Proctor is returning to Scotland after Airdrie received international clearance to sign him from Canadian side Edmonton. The 30-year-old Scot previously played for Inverness and Dundee United. (Daily Express)

OTHER GOSSIP

Mo Farah has pulled out of this weekend's Sainsbury's Glasgow Grand Prix after suffering stomach pains, but still hopes to make the Commonwealth Games at the end of the month. (Various)

Edinburgh rugby have signed American winger Brett Thompson on a one-year contract. (Sun)

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