Scottish Gossip: Kris Boyd, Reece Wabara, Jelle Vossen

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Kris Boyd is today expected to sign up for a third spell at Kilmarnock. The 31-year-old striker is a free agent after leaving Rangers. (Various)

Rangers are considering a move for 23-year-old right-back Reece Wabara, who was with Doncaster Rovers last season. (Various)

Genk will make a last-gasp plea to keep Celtic target Jelle Vossen, with Belgian rivals Club Brugge also keen on the 26-year-old striker. (Daily Mail)

Former Livingston winger Andy Halliday is to have a trial at Rangers, having been released by Bradford. (Daily Record)

Striker Adam Rooney scored his fourth goal of the week as Aberdeen beat Premiership rivals St Johnstone 1-0 in a friendly at Brechin's Glebe Park. Both sides are warming up for Europa League qualifying ties this week. (Various)

Madjid Bougherra has revealed that his offer of a return to Ibrox was rejected. The 33-year-old defender, who left Rangers in 2011, has since signed a new deal with Al-Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates. (Various)

Former Scottish FA chief executive Gordon Smith is pleased that the prospect of a winter break is back on the agenda for Scottish football. (Times)

Dunfermline are poised to sign up Michel Paton and Stephen McKenna, who have not been offered new deals at Queen of the South. (Daily Record)


2001 Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic believes Andy Murray can upset world number one Novak Djokovic and win a second title at SW19. (Sun)

Perth's Stephen Milne took part in all of the freestyle events at the Scottish National Open Championships, winning the 1500m and finishing second in the 400m, 200m and 100m. (Herald)

Sam Hidalgo-Clyne is relishing the battle for Scotland's scrum-half position at the World Cup as he, Henry Pyrgos and Chris Cusiter all aim to put pressure on regular starter Greig Laidlaw. (Various)

Glasgow centre Mark Bennett returns to training today as he bids to be fit in time for the World Cup. The 22-year-old has been out of action since damaging his shoulder during the Six Nations. (Daily Mail)