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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Manchester United are targeting Nottingham Forest winger Oliver Burke, the 19-year-old Scotland international.(Sun on Sunday)

Bayern Munich are considering a £10m offer for Oliver Burke, with Arsenal, Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur also interested in the Nottingham Forest and Scotland winger.(Mail on Sunday)

Tottenham Hotspur are the latest club to be showing an interest in Nottingham Forest and Scotland midfielder Oliver Burke. (Sunday Mirror, print edition)

James McCarthy, the 25-year-old Everton and Republic of Ireland midfielder who has been linked with Celtic, has told club officials he wants to leave to find more regular football. (Mail on Sunday)

Rangers right-back James Tavernier admits that he was flattered by interest from Turkish club Trabzonspor, but the 24-year-old insists he is not leaving Ibrox.(Sunday Mail)

Oliver Burke (left) celebrates scoring for Nottingham Forest
Oliver Burke (left) has been in scoring form for Nottingham Forest

Two men have been arrested following complaints about sectarian songs by Rangers fans during Friday's match against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park. (Sunday Herald)

Rangers striker Kenny Miller fears that, if his side do not re-discover their edge, they will be cruelly exposed by Celtic in the forthcoming Old Firm derby.(Sunday Mail)

Rangers manager Mark Warburton agreed to Saturday's friendly against Linfield to keep them match fit during the international break ahead of their first city derby of the season against Scottish Premiership leaders and reigning champions Celtic. (Sunday Herald)

Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon's dream of playing in the Champions League group stage for the first time in his career is in jeopardy after he was dropped by Brendan Rodgers for Celtic's meeting with Aberdeen. (Sunday Telegraph)

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has described Craig Gordon as "fantastic" despite dropping the Scotland goalkeeper for Saturday's win over Aberdeen and saying replacement Dorus de Vries is someone who "knows inside out" how he likes his teams to "play with control from behind". (Scotland On Sunday)

Manager Brendan Rodgers says he does not think it beyond goalkeeper Craig Gordon to adapt to his style of play and win his place back at Celtic from Dorus de Vries. (Sunday Mail)

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths will liaise with the Scotland medical team to assess whether he is fit enough to travel with the squad to Malta for next Sunday's opening World Cup qualifier after revealing he been nursing an injury problem for the past fortnight. (Scotland On Sunday)

Hull City's Robert Snodgrass challenges Manchester United's Eric Bailly
Robert Snodgrass (left) was injured playing for Hull against Manchester United

Scotland could be without Robert Snodgrass for the opening World Cup qualifier in Malta next Sunday after the midfielder crashed into a post and needed lengthy treatment during Hull City's defeat by Manchester United on Saturday. (Sunday Express, print edition)

Scotland head coach Gordon Strachan has insisted that his squad is not "stagnant" and stressed that he will not add new faces for the sake of it. (Sunday Herald)

Ian Durrant hopes to return to coaching and believes he, Ally McCoist and Kenny McDowall, who the 49-year-old worked under at Rangers, have "unfinished business" as a management team. (Sunday Post)

Former Scotland striker Garry O'Connor, now player-manager of Lowland League club Selkirk, admits he was close to losing his wife "Lisa, the kids, everything" because of a troubled spell with drugs during the 33-year-old's career. (Scotland On Sunday)

TENNIS GOSSIP

Great Britain captain Leon Smith has hailed Andy Murray's enduring motivation, admiring the way the world number two flew off to his next tournament in Cincinnati immediately after winning his Olympic gold medal in Rio. (Sunday Herald)

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