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Rangers boss Mark Warburton has refused to rule out making a third bid for Hibernian midfielder Scott Allan. (Various)

Aberdeen were full of bruisers who "used lots of physical contact" in their 2-1 Europa League qualifying, according to Kairat Almaty goalkeeper Vladimir Plotnikov.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Nir Bitton is an injury doubt for the second leg of Celtic's Champions League qualifier against Qarabag as the midfielder struggles with an ankle problem.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Ross County defender Scott Boyd is determined to emulate local rivals Inverness CT's record from last season by aiming for a top six finish in the Premiership and progressing in the Scottish Cup. (Various)

Former Scotland defender Steven Pressley, sacked as manager of Coventry City in February, says he has no intention of returning north of the border and hopes to find another position in England.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon
Craig Gordon has designs on the Champions League group stage and Euro 2016 finals

Rangers manager Mark Warburton is ready to give battle-hardened veteran John Eustace a two-year deal.

Full story: Daily Record

Referees in Scotland run the risk of becoming a laughing stock because they refuse to admit their mistakes, according to former Celtic striker Andy Walker.

Full story: Daily Record

Derek McInnes says he won't make the same mistake as last season when he picked the wrong team for the opening day of the season. (Various)

Goalkeeper Craig Gordon is determined to help Celtic progress to the group stage of the Champions League and force his way into the Scotland side for the remaining Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Full story: The Herald

New Partick Thistle captain Abdul Osman insists the Firhill outfit should be targeting a top six place rather than simply retaining their Premiership status.

Full story: The Herald

Aberdeen are the benchmark for all Premiership clubs outwith Celtic, according to Dundee United midfielder Chris Erskine. (Various)

Anthony Stokes has won a recall to Ronny Deila's Celtic squad - despite being told his career at the club is effectively over.

Full story: Daily Express