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The agent of Rangers' Lewis Macleod says clubs are lining up January moves for the £2m-rated midfielder. (Sunday Mail)

Mitchell van der Gaag joins fellow Dutchman and former Motherwell player Robert Maaskant on the short-list of candidates for the Fir Park manager's job. (Sun/Sunday Mail)

Celtic midfielder Beram Kayal, out of contract in the summer, wants to leave the Scottish champions next month. (Sunday Mail)

Everton boss Roberto Martinez, who came close to the Celtic manager's job in 2009, wants to meet the Scottish champions in the Europa League. (Sunday Herald)

Celtic boss Ronny Deila is preparing to recruit more Scandinavian players - saying they settle more quickly than those from other nations. (Various)

Stefan Johansen
Norway international Stefan Johansen may be joined by more Scandinavian players at Celtic Park

Rangers striker Jon Daly says he is hurt by the pressure manager Ally McCoist is under and says the players must turn the club's fortunes round. (Sunday Herald)

Celtic midfielder Liam Henderson, 18, is set for a loan move in January. (Suday Express)

The Scottish FA will take direction from national manager Gordon Strachan and former boss Andy Roxburgh to identify the next performance director. (Sunday Herald)

Former Scotland manager Craig Brown is backing Uefa's plan to axe international friendlies and replace them with a new Nations League. (Sunday Mail)


Scottish Athletics will seek support to field separate international teams at major championships, including the European cross-country. (Scotland on Sunday)

Snooker star Stephen Maguire said it was "sickening" to miss out on a UK Championship final with Ronnie O'Sullivan after his 6-4 loss to Jud Trump. (Various)