Scottish Gossip: Celtic track Man Utd ace, Allan interest, Rangers

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic are monitoring Manchester United's Swiss teenager Saidy Janko, who plays at right-back or down the right flank, and could make a move in the coming days. (Various)

Hibs boss Alan Stubbs is prepared to lose star midfielder Scott Allan for nothing next summer rather than sell him to Celtic or Rangers before the start of the new season. (Various)

Dundee new boy Nick Ross insists they can emulate his old club Inverness CT by clinching a European spot in the new season. (Various)

New Rangers boss Mark Warburton is already turning the Ibrox outfit into a title-winning side, according to former Rangers winger Neil McCann.

Full story: Daily Record

Manchester United's Swiss teenager Saidy Janko
Celtic-bound? Manchester United's Swiss teenager Saidy Janko

Former Ross County captain Richard Brittain says two season ticket holders at the club convinced him to quit full-time football for a new career in the construction industry.

Full story: Daily Record

Ronny Deila has advised defender Virgil van Dijk to remain in Glasgow until or unless clubs like Barcelona, Bayern Munich or Chelsea come knocking on the door.

Meanwhile, Deila admits he is still coming to terms with the intense scrutiny of life as Celtic manager after he was filmed jokingly making a V-sign gesture.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson says he has no problem with Danny Wilson and wished the defender "all the best" after his decision to leave Tynecastle to join Rangers. (Various)

Midfielder John Eustace has returned to England to mull over an offer to join Mark Warburton's Rangers. The former Watford and Derby County player would be Warburton's third summer signing.

Hibernian playmaker Scott Allan
Hibs insist Scott Allan is remaining at Easter Road

Full story: The Herald

Rangers assistant boss David Weir has tipped new arrival Danny Wilson as a potential candidate for the Ibrox captaincy.

Full story: Daily Mail

A target set in 2011 for 75% of top flight players to be Scottish won't be met this year, sparking criticism of clubs like Inverness CT by the SFA-appointed consultant who devise the strategy.

Full story: The Herald

OTHER GOSSIP

Scotland are aiming to impress at the upcoming rugby World Cup after defeat by England in Auckland in 2011 saw them eliminated at the pool stage for the first time in World Cup history, according to second row Richie Gray.

Full story: The Scotsman

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