Scottish Gossip: Aberdeen, Rangers, Hearts, Celtic

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

League Cup semi-final hero Lewis Ferguson is set to land a lucrative new contract at Aberdeen - just four months after joining the club. (Daily Record)external-link

Tickets for the cup final showdown with holders Celtic will start at £30 for adults, with the most expensive at £40. (Herald)external-link

Dons defender Shay Logan could face a Scottish FA probe after a video surfaced on social media of him gloating about beating Rangers. (Sun)external-link

Steven Gerrard admits he will be sacked if Rangers have more setbacks like the League Cup semi-final defeat to Aberdeen. (Daily Mail)external-link

Rangers could be boosted for their Europa League tie with Spartak Moscow, with Ze Luis and Fernando big doubts for the Russians. (Sun)external-link

West Bromwich Albion are still keen on Rangers captain James Tavernier, despite the full-back signing a new deal six weeks ago. (Daily Record)external-link

Craig Levein has warned Steven MacLean to stop grabbing opponents where it hurts, but says he's been "doing it for years". (Sun)external-link

And Celtic counterpart Brendan Rodgers says MacLean was "stupid" for grabbing Eboue Kouassi between the legs, with MacLean charged with "an act of brutality". (Daily Record)external-link

Rodgers has hailed Ryan Christie's loan spell at Aberdeen, saying it has helped him win a place in Celtic's first team. (Daily Mail)external-link

Rodgers insists his striker Leigh Griffiths will not be 100% ready for Scotland's Nations League double-header with Albania and Israel next month. (Scotsman)external-link

The Celtic boss says he does not know when Griffiths will return to the Celtic team. (Daily Record)external-link

Celtic spend three times the amount of Rangers on players wages according to new figures. In total three Scottish clubs - the Old Firm and Aberdeen - feature on Britain's top 50 spenders on wages. (Daily Record)external-link

Ahead of tonight's Edinburgh derby, Craig Levein says his summer recruitment was designed to make Hearts top dogs in the capital again. (Daily Record)external-link

Jimmy Nicholl will join St Mirren's coaching staff after he recovers from a hip replacement operation. (Sun)external-link

Former Aberdeen and Rangers defender David Robertson is out to make history today, when he manages Indian side Real Kashmir in their first-ever top-flight tie in the I League. (Sun - print edition)

OTHER GOSSIP

Scottish athletics have unveiled 15 names to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. (National - print edition)

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