Monday's Scottish gossip

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Mike Ashley's right hand man Derek Lambias is expected to be named the new chief executive of Rangers following the departure of Graham Wallace. (Daily Record)

Rangers midfielder Lewis Macleod says the players will ignore the off-field drama at the club and focus on reaching the League Cup semi-final. (Daily Record)external-link

Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs has hit out at the Hearts coaching staff for their celebrations after Alim Ozturk's injury-time screamer secured a point for the Tynecastle outfit in the Edinburgh derby, insisting nothing has been won yet in the Championship. (Scottish Sun)

Ozturk revealed his Hearts team-mates were begging him not to shoot when he lined up the 35-yard effort that earned his side a point. (Various)

Hibs captain David Gray admitted the 1-1 draw with Hearts at Easter Road felt like a defeat. (Scottish Sun)

Glasgow's Finn Russell
Finn Russell was the star man for Glasgow in their European Rugby Champions Cup win over Montpellier

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has tipped Stefan Scepovic and John Guidetti to continue scoring after both hitmen netted in the 2-0 win over Kilmarnock. (Various)

And Swedish striker Guidetti has hinted he would be interested in staying at Celtic after his one-year loan deal from Manchester City ends in the summer. (Daily Express)

Killie boss Allan Johnston revealed club skipper Manuel Pascali was devastated after picking up a red card in the defeat at Celtic Park. (Scottish Sun)

Montrose goalkeeper Lucas Birnstingl left the country after a nightmare display in the club's 5-1 defeat by Arbroath. (Scottish Sun)

Scotland star Kim Little is convinced her side can overturn their 2-1 first-leg defeat in the World Cup 2015 play-off, but insisted they will have to play a lot better than they did at Tynecastle on Saturday. (Scottish Sun)

Former Rangers midfielder Rino Gattuso has left his position as manager of Greek outfit OFI Crete. (Various)


Glasgow head coach Gregor Townsend says Finn Russell became an instant Euro giant after kicking the Warriors to a 15-13 win over Montpellier. (Daily Record)

Greig Laidlaw is expected to be named Scotland skipper for the autumn Tests after Grant Gilchrist fractured his arm playing for Edinburgh. (Scotsman)external-link