Scottish Gossip: Deila, Brown, Rangers, Neilson

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Ronny Deila has vowed to ignore the critics and instead focus on delivering more silverware during his Celtic tenure. (Various)

Rangers have revealed that more soft loans from The Three Bears and Dave King will keep the club ticking over after shelving plans for a new share issue. (Daily Record)

Rotherham boss Neil Redfearn wants Hibs striker Jason Cummings to bolster his frontline at the English Championship club. (Scottish Sun)

Celtic boss Ronny Deila
Celtic boss Ronny Deila has rounded on his critics

Celtic captain Scott Brown, ruled out of this afternoon's visit of Aberdeen, is also a fitness doubt for Thursday's Europa League encounter at home to Molde. (Various)

Former Celtic striker John Hartson, who described kicking West Ham team-mate Eyal Berkovic in the head in a training ground incident in 1998 as the biggest regret of his career, has praised Ronny Deila's handling of the Emilio Izaguirre/Nadir Ciftci spat. (Scottish Sun)

Rangers boss Mark Warburton says his January signings will all be Premiership class. (Various)

Hibs captain David Gray insists it's disrespectful to suggest the Championship title race would be over should league leaders Rangers win tomorrow's clash at Easter Road. (Various)

Hearts defender Juwon Oshaniwa is not surprised Robbie Neilson has been linked with the managerial vacancy at Aston Villa - but hopes he remains at Tynecastle. (Various)

Aberdeen winger Jonny Hayes rejects claims the Dons are suffering from a crisis of confidence - despite seeing a five-point lead over Celtic become a four-point deficit ahead of this afternoon's clash. (Various)

Mixu Paatelainen's justifiable criticism of Dundee United's recent form will spark a revival at Tannadice, according to midfielder Scott Fraser. (Various)

Hamilton striker Christian Nade has praised the atmosphere in the camp at New Douglas Park - irrespective of results - despite team-mates' poor attempts to mimic his French accent. (The Herald)


Scotland's Greig Laidlaw says being shortlisted for the World Rugby Player of the Year award should be viewed as credit for his team-mates rather than an individual accolade. (The Herald)