Scottish Gossip: Cathro, MacPhee, Dembele and Windass

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The new Hearts head coach Ian Cathro has vowed there are 'no limits' to the ambition of the Tynecastle club with him at the helm. (Daily Mail)

Cathro, who signed a three-and-a-half year deal and will be in charge against Rangers on Saturday, insists that he "deserves" his chance to be a head coach. (Daily Mail)

The 30 year old becomes the youngest ever boss in the top flight of Scottish football but could have a fight on his hands to secure the services of Northern Ireland assistant manager Austin MacPhee as his number two. (Daily Record).

MacPhee, 37, is expected to decide on Tuesday whether to take up the role at Tynecastle or one as the Scottish Football Association's Performance Director. (The Sun)

Killie striker Souleymane Coulibaly is likely to attract January transfer bids, says boss Lee Clark
Killie striker Souleymane Coulibaly is likely to attract January transfer bids, says boss Lee Clark

The former Hearts head coach - new MK Dons boss Robbie Neilson - is convinced there is no risk in appointing Cathro as his replacement in Edinburgh. (The Sun)

Ahead of his Champions League clash with Celtic, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has refused to rule out signing the "exceptional" Parkhead striker Moussa Dembele, but says the Frenchman is one of dozens on his list. (Daily Record)

Celtic assistant manager Chris Davies says he is surprised Motherwell boss Mark McGhee did not know who he was, especially since McGhee had offered him a warm welcome to Fir Park in the match programme. (Daily Record)

Newcastle and Derby County might make shock January bids for Rangers midfielder Josh Windass. (The Sun)

Could former Everton midfielder Leon Osman be joining Hibernian?
Could former Everton midfielder Leon Osman be joining Hibernian?

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has told the club's fans that there is no cause for panic despite recent losses to Celtic and Rangers in Glasgow. (Daily Record)

Kilmarnock boss Lee Clark admits he is bracing himself for January bids for Ivorian forward Souleymane Coulibaly, but warns it will take "crazy money" for the club to consider selling him. (The Sun)

Hibernian manager Neil Lennon has former Everton midfielder Leon Osman and ex-Liverpool winger Jermaine Pennant on his radar as potential signings. (Daily Record)

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