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Molde forward Mohamed Elyounoussi, who scored against Celtic in this season's Europa League, claims the Scottish champions are among a host of clubs trying to sign him.(Sun)

New Celtic centre-half Erik Sviatchenko has warned Scottish football not to mistake him for a soft touch. (Daily Mail)

Manager Ronny Deila feels the signing of Sviatchenko is a crucial step towards ensuring Celtic are better prepared for what he hopes will be his third attempt to get the side into the Champions League later this year.(Scotsman)

Ronny Deila and Erik Sviatchenko
Deila with his new signing Sviatchenko

Sviatchenko left Midtjylland and passed up a Europa League meeting with Manchester United but hopes he will one day face the Red Devils in the Champions League with Celtic. (National)

St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright has told Rangers to end the saga of their pursuit of McDiarmid Park forward Michael O'Halloran - one way or another.(Sun)

Skonto Riga's Vladislavs Gutkovskis is waiting to hear if Rangers want to sign him, with the Latvian forward having had a trial with the club last month and also on the radar of Sparta Prague. (Daily Record)

Winger Barrie McKay is close to signing a contract extension with Rangers.(Daily Express)

Rangers winger Barrie McKay
McKay has been a regular for Rangers this season

Scottish Professional Football League clubs, who meet on Tuesday, may be asked to consider whether to implement a new crackdown on illicit chants and anti-social behaviour by supporters. (Daily Mail, print edition)

Kilmarnock chairman Jim Mann has urged clubs to put the good of the game ahead of self interest ahead of today's all-42 club gathering.(Herald)

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Ryan Wilson's participation in Scotland's Six Nations campaign is under threat after the Glasgow Warriors forward was alleged to have "grabbed the testicles" of Northampton Saints' Lee Dickson during Sunday's European Rugby Champions Cup match.(Daily Mail)

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