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Rangers director Sandy Easdale has reached out for financial help to a man wanted by Interpol, Rafat Rizvi, who facilitated a meeting with businessman Datuk Faizoull Bin Ahmad. (Daily Record)

However, Rangers supporters have accused football board chairman Easdale of destabilising the club with ill-advised comments about the perilous state of finances at Ibrox. (Scottish Daily Mail)

Celtic will benefit from a cash windfall after Manchester City were fined £20m by Uefa's Financial Fair Play committee, with the money being dished out to clubs who reached the Champions League and Europa League group stages. (Scottish Daily Mail)

Meanwhile, Celtic's summer signing Wakaso Mubarak is at the centre of a transfer tug-of-war between lche and Villarreal after agents JP Sports claimed they own 42.5% of the on-loan winger's rights. (Scottish Sun)

John Guidetti has revealed he snubbed a move to join Serie A sides Fiorentina or Palermo to sign up for Celtic. (Daily Star)

A dispute over bonuses for players at Kilmarnock has intensified after the players' union insisted the Rugby Park outfit has the lowest in the Scottish Premiership. (The Herald)

The FA has moved to calm fears ahead of November's Auld Enemy clash between Scotland and England after English fans were heard yelling offensive anti-Scots chants at their recent Euro 2016 qualifier in Switzerland. (Scottish Daily Mail)

Meanwhile, England manager Roy Hodgson says he is prepared to take pelters as he prepares to bring his side to Celtic Park on 18 November. (Scottish Sun)

Sporting Lisbon's Ryan Gauld says he's glad to be the only Scot flying the Saltire in the Champions League this season. (The Scotsman)

Referees will be required to stop a match for three minutes if a player suffers from concussion under new proposals being put forward by Fifa. (The Scotsman)

Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson insists Neil Alexander is his first-choice keeper, despite competition from Jack Hamilton. (The Scotsman)

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