Scottish Gossip: Roberts, Bonnyrigg Rose and Cadden

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Celtic's on-loan Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts says the Parkhead club can hold their heads high after ending their Champions League campaign with a 1-1 draw at his parent club. (Daily Mail)

Roberts is convinced he can still be part of Man City's plans for the future after revealing that their manager Pep Guardiola said "well done and keep it up" to him at full-time. (Daily Record)

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers believes Roberts' goal and general performance showed Man City what they are missing, but says the 19 year old is at the right place just now to develop his career. (Sun)

Rodgers also praised his whole squad for going toe-to-toe with Europe's "superpowers" and vowed to come back better and stronger in the competition next season. (Daily Express)

Bonnyrigg Rose boss Robbie Horn congratulated his side for making history in becoming the first junior side to defeat a Championship outfit, after the Midlothian men beat Dumbarton 1-0 away in a Scottish Cup third round replay. (Sun)

Bonnyrigg Rose manager Robbie Horn has guided them to a Scottish Cup tie versus Hibs
Bonnyrigg Rose manager Robbie Horn has guided them to a Scottish Cup tie versus Hibs

Life-long Hearts fan Horn is delighted with the prospect of a fourth round home tie against holders Hibernian, which is likely to be staged at Tynecastle rather than the club's own New Dundas Park. (Sun)

Horn was on Hearts' books as a youngster and only played once at Tynecastle - in Craig Levein's testimonial. (Sun)

Dumbarton manager Stevie Aitken will consider his future at the Sons on Wednesday following what he described as an "unnacceptable" defeat to Bonnyrigg Rose. (Sun)

Hibs have had 25 year old former Lyon midfielder Enzo Reale on trial. (Daily Record)

Aberdeen assistant manager Tony Docherty says the Dons were "breathtaking" in the 5-1 win against Kilmarnock and that there was never any reason to panic after recent losses to Celtic and Rangers. (Daily Record)

In-form English Championship side Brighton are interested in Motherwell midfielder Chris Cadden, who is contracted at Fir Park until 2019. (Daily Express)

Scotland captain Darren Fletcher is to be offered a new two-year contract at West Bromwich Albion. (Herald)

OTHER GOSSIP

Scottish golfer Paul Lawrie will put his name forward for 2020 Ryder Cup captaincy at Whistling Straits after losing out to Thomas Bjorn for 2018 in France. (Daily Express)

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