Scottish Gossip: Scott Allan, Hibs, Rangers, Deila

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Hibernian playmaker Scott Allan will today submit a transfer request as he seeks a move to Championship rivals Rangers after Hibs rejected two bids from the Ibrox outfit. (Various)

Hibs boss Alan Stubbs made a personal call to Rangers counterpart Mark Warburton to issue a definitive "no" to any bids for Scott Allan.

Full story: Daily Mail

Celtic boss Ronny Deila warns facing Azerbaijan outfit Qarabag will be as tough as facing Inter Milan. (Various)

Derek McInnes feared for Aberdeen's Europa League future before the Dons recovered from two goals down to draw against Rijeka at Pittodrie and progress 5-2 on aggregate. (Various)

Hibernian playmaker Scott Allan
In-demand Hibs playmaker Scott Allan may submit a transfer request

John Hughes apologised to the 500 travelling fans after Inverness CT bowed out of the Europa League qualifiers following a goalless draw in Romania against Astra. (Various)

Motherwell boss Ian Baraclough is continuing his search for a goalkeeper to challenge Dan Twardzik after former Leeds keeper Dan Atkinson failed to win a deal at Fir Park.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Ronny Deila insists left back Emilio Izaguirre still has an important future at Celtic despite losing his place to Charlie Mulgrew in the Champions League qualifier against Stjarnan.

Full story: Daily Record

Tommy Wright has thrown down the gauntlet to St Johnstone's young guns to force their way into his starting line-up after being impressed by the progress of Scott Brown and Liam Caddis.

Full story: Daily Record

Former Dundee United goalkeeper Radoslaw Cierzniak, now at Wisla Krakow, has told a Polish newspaper how he was pelted with coins and hairbrushes by rival fans - and made to dress up as a zebra by United boss Jackie McNamara. (Various)

Ronny Deila is considering starting Nadir Ciftci and Leigh Griffiths up front against Qarabag in next Wednesday's Champions League qualifier.

Full story: The Herald

Rangers' latest signing Jason Holt says he is excited by the style of play manager Mark Warburton wants the side to play this season. (Various)

Former Rangers defender Kirk Broadfoot, now at English Championship outfit Rotherham, has been banned for 10 games by the English FA for verbally abusing Wigan midfielder James McLean.

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Scotland's Colin Montgomerie is two strokes off the lead following an impressive opening round at the Senior Open at Sunningdale. (Various)