Friday's Scottish gossip

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk, 23, is keen on a move to Southampton - but the Scottish club want at least £10m for the Dutchman. Daily Mirrorexternal-link

Rangers manager Ally McCoist is confident injuries picked up on tour by Fraser Aird, Sebastien Faure, Richard Foster and Marius Zaliukas will not lead to long-term absences. Daily Expressexternal-link

Dunfermline manager Jim Jefferies believes the Pars must earn promotion to the Scottish Championship at the end of this season if they are to safeguard their status as a full-time club.Heraldexternal-link

Former Celtic striker Henrik Larsson's son Jordan, 17, has followed in his father's footsteps by joining Helsinborg.Euronewsexternal-link

Kenny Shiels, ex-manager of Kilmarnock and Greenock Morton, has been appointed head of coaching at the Forth Valley Football Academy.Heraldexternal-link

OTHER GOSSIP

Scotland's netball team are eager to use the Commonwealth Games to move up the world rankings, even if they miss out on medals at Glasgow 2014.Heraldexternal-link

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