Scottish Gossip: Andy Murray, Nadir Ciftci, Lee McCulloch

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Celtic will make a third bid to land Nadir Ciftci after Dundee United turned down previous offers for the 23-year-old striker. (Various)

Goalkeeper Wes Foderingham says he joined Rangers to be part of manager Mark Warburton's three-year plan to go from the Championship to the Champions League. (Various)

And Foderingham describes a major bust-up with former Celtic hero Paolo di Canio when the Italian was in charge of Swindon as "character-building". (Daily Mail)

Dundee United striker Mario Bilate insists he is ready to light up the Premiership following an injury-hit debut season in Scotland. (Various)

Celtic target Jelle Vossen is on the brink of signing for Burnley. (Daily Record)

Gordon Durie's exit from the backroom team at Rangers could pave the way for former captain Lee McCulloch's return in a coaching capacity. (Sun)

New loan signing Paul McMullan, 19, aims to forge a partnership with veteran striker Steven Thompson that can help fire St Mirren back to the top flight. (Various)

And St Mirren manager Ian Murray is backing a fan-ownership bid for the club, which is being financed by former director Gordon Scott. (Daily Record)

Former Falkirk favourite Pedro Mouthino has joined Dumbarton for pre-season training. (Sun)

Goalkeeper Chris Johns, released by Southampton, is training with Falkirk. (Daily Record)

Hamilton full-back Aldin El-Zubaidi, 20, is close to agreeing a loan move to Airdrieonians for next season. (Daily Record)


As Andy Murray bids to reach the last 16 at Wimbledon later today, the Scot says Rafa Nadal's shock loss to Dustin Brown has put the top seeds on high alert. (Daily Mail)

Murray's opponent Andreas Seppi says an upset on Centre Court would not be his biggest win since he dumped Roger Federer out of this year's Australian Open. (Various)

US Ryder Cup golfer Rickie Fowler says playing in next week's Scottish Open at Gullane "should be a blast". (Scotsman)