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Celtic manager Ronny Deila is prepared to risk Efe Ambrose in Tuesday's Champions League qualifier against KR Reykjavik, despite the Nigerian missing all of the club's pre-season so far. Daily Mailexternal-link

Any plans Deila had to bring ex-Celtic favourite Gary Hooper back north could be scuppered with QPR boss Harry Redknapp planning a £6m swoop for the striker. Daily Record (print edition)

Wolves manager Kenny Jackett has confirmed he is in talks with Aberdeen about a loan deal for winger Zeli Ismail. Birmingham Mailexternal-link

Match-fixing watchdog FederBet has listed Aberdeen's recent 5-0 Europa League qualifying win over Daugava Riga as "critical", however no allegations are being made against the Dons. Evening Expressexternal-link

Scottish League Cup-winning boss Danny Lennon is keen to get back into management as soon as possible following his departure from St Mirren. Sky Sportsexternal-link

Hearts' all-time top scorer and former manager John Robertson has returned to Tynecastle as coach of the club's under-17s. Edinburgh Evening Newsexternal-link

Meanwhile, the Scottish Championship club have sold over 10,000 season tickets as fans prepare to back the new Craig Levein and Robbie Neilson regime. Edinburgh Evening Newsexternal-link


He may credit his Open success last year on playing in the Scottish Open the week before, but now Phil Mickelson is worried the windy conditions at Royal Aberdeen could take too much out of him ahead of the Hoylake event next week. Sun (print edition)

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