Wednesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers chief executive Martin Bain is considering legal action against new Ibrox owner Craig Whyte after being suspended. (The Record)

Celtic striker Georgios Samaras is a £3m target for Russian giants Lokomotiv Moscow. (The Sun)

Scotland striker Kenny Miller would consider a move back to the UK after finding it difficult to settle at Turkish side Bursaspor. (The Record)

The former Celtic and Wolves hitman has opened the door on a possible return to Rangers after enduring a massive culture shock with the Mediterranean side. (The Mail)

Celtic have stepped up their interest in out-of-contract Cardiff striker Jay Boothroyd. (The Express)

Rangers on-loan striker El Hadji-Diouf has dropped the biggest hint that he plans to remain in Glasgow next season after Blackburn avoided relegation from the Premier League. (The Sun)

Celtic skipper Scott Brown will be banned from the first two matches of the Scottish Premier League after going over the disciplinary points threshold. (The Record)

Kilmarnock's Garry Hay has signed a new one-year deal with the Ayrshire club despite falling one game short of the previous deal agreed with the club. (The Record)

Hearts could be without Ruben Palazuelos after the 28-year-old midfielder revealed he is considering a move away from Tynecastle. (The Record)

St Mirren's Steven Thomson and David Barron have both agreed new deals with the Paisley outfit. (The Record)

Aberdeen manager Craig Brown has warned the Rangers they won't land Richard Foster on a cut-price deal. (The Record)

Celtic have pulled out of the race to sign the Dutch wonderkid Alex Schalk of NAC Breda. (The Record)

Israeli striker Tomer Hemed could become Ally McCoist's first signing as Rangers manager and could also be set to pounce for Ghana World Cup star John Mensah. (The Sun)

Rangers ace Steven Whittaker wants his ibrox future settled in the summer before he enters the final year of his current contract. (The Sun)

Hearts will rock their SPL rivals by unveiling a five-man signing swoop that includes John Sutton, Zander Diamond, Danny Grainger, Jamie Hammil and Mehdi Taouil. (The Sun)

Kilmarnock have been given permission to speak to Cowdenbeath about a return to Rugby Park for Jimmy Nicholl to become number two to Kenny Sheils. (The Sun)

Motherwell midfielder Steve Jennings says the thought of working again with Stuart McCall is making him think hard about penning a new deal at Fir Park. (The Express)

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