Scottish Gossip: Celtic, SPFL, Hearts, Kilmarnock, Rangers, Hibs

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Odsonne Edouard - named player of the the year by the Scottish Football Writers' Association - says reported interest from Arsenal is "flattering" but that he wants to stay at Celtic for 10 in a row. (Glasgow Times)external-link

The SPFL could face a £6m compensation claim from relegated sides Hearts, Partick Thistle and Stranraer if reconstruction plans fail. (Edinburgh Evening News)external-link

Kilmarnock interim manager Alex Dyer is set to be appointed on a full-time basis early next week.(Daily Record)external-link

Les Ferdinand has backed former West Ham team-mate Jermain Defoe to score the goals for Rangers next season that can halt Celtic's bid for 10 in a row. (Sun)external-link

SPFL chief executive Neil Doncaster has hinted the idea of colt teams in the lower leagues - which failed to gain enough support when proposed by Rangers last week - could be revived in the coming seasons. (Daily Record)external-link

Genoa winger Stephane Omeonga, who had a second loan spell at Hibernian last season, wants a permanent move to Easter Road. (Sun)external-link

Hibs winger Daryl Horgan says it would be "brilliant" for his team to play at Murrayfield in front of fans rather than at an empty Easter Road. (Sun)external-link

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