Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Celtic manager Neil Lennon claims PFA player of the Year Emilio Izaguirre is world class as several clubs track the Honduras international. (The Record)

Dundee United manager Peter Houston admits he lost the plot after becoming involved in a tunnell bust-up with ref Iain Brines at Sunday's defeat by Celtic in Glasgow. (The Record)

St Mirren's David Van Zanten says his team-mates have used being tipped for the drop as motivation to remain in the SPL. (The Record)

Hibernian and Aberdeen will unite to celebrate the memory of their former manager Eddie Turnbull when the sides meet at Easter Road on the last day of the season. (The Scotsman)

Rangers' takeover by businessman Craig Whyte could finally be concluded this week. (The Express)

Meanwhile, brassed-off Whyte has warned Rangers they have only until Friday to accept his bid for the club or he's pulling out. (The Sun)

Former Motherwell winger Jim O'Brien has denied that he is signing for Hearts, but has revealed his cousin Zander Diamond is. (The Sun)

Motherwell striker John Sutton is a target for Yorkshire outfit Huddersfield Town. (The Sun)

Sacked SFA referee chief Hugh Dallas could be given the go-ahead from Uefa to start his new job as the head of refs in Bulgarian. (The Express)