Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Scotland defender Danny Wilson is poised for a return to Rangers on a season-long loan from Liverpool. (Daily Record)

Emilson Cribari prefers a return to his native Brazil with Botafogo to a more lucrative offer from Rangers after the 31-year-old central defender came to the end of his contract with Napoli. (Daily Mail)

Algeria defender Madjid Bougherra says he will not invoke a clause allowing him to buy out the final year of his Rangers contract and will only leave Ibrox if manager Ally McCoist approves a transfer. (the Sun/Daily Express)

Rangers look likely to miss out on signing Maccabi Haifa's Tomer Hemed, with Serie A clubs Cagliari and Balogna, plus Anderlecht and Mechelen, interested in the Israel striker. (Daily Record)

Departing Hibernian forward Derek Riordan has been warned that a contract from Houston Dynamo might be the best he will get this summer after the Major League Soccer outfit increased their offer. (the Scotsman)

Hearts, who have previously used Murrayfield, expect to be told they will be unable to play Europa League group games at Tynecastle. (Various)

Billy Davies will find out if he has a future as Nottingham Forest manager today, with fellow Scotsman Malky Mackay being touted as his successor. (Daily Mirror)

Scotland Under-21 striker Jordan Rhodes is wanted by Crystal Palace after Huddersfield Town missed out in the Championship promotion play-off final. (Daily Record)

Cowdenbeath's owners, farmers Alex and David Brewster, have stepped down from the board of the relegated club. (Various)

Cowdenbeath chairman Donald Findlay and six fellow directors have taken over the day-to-day running of the Second Division club and appointed Colin Cameron as manager, with Jimmy Nicholl poised to become assistant at Kilmarnock. (the Scotsman)

Third Division Peterhead look set to entice Rory McAllister to Balmoor despite the out-of-contract Brechin City striker having offers from full-time clubs in England and Scotland. (the Scotsman)


Former European number one Colin Montgomerie leads 10 Scots into today's international Open qualifying event at Sunningdale. (Daily Express)