Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Celtic winger Niall McGinn is furious that he is not joining his team-mates on their tour to Australia. (The Sun, Daily Record)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist admits to being disappointed to have lost out on midfielder Neil Danns, who has chosen Leicester City over the Scottish Premier League champions. (The Sun)

Hearts defender Craig Thomson has been told to stay away from the club while it tries to quell the anger about his continued employment at Tynecastle following his conviction for sex offences. (The Scotsman)

Edinburgh City Council urge Hearts to reconsider its decision to keep Thomson on the books. (The Scotsman)

And the new Ibrox boss has told club owner Craig Whyte that after missing out on Danns, Tomer Hemed and Craig Conway, he wants to make sure he signs David Goodwillie and Lee Wallace. (The Herald, Daily Express)

The Rangers Supporters' Association slams the club for its decision to increase the cost of tickets at Ibrox for games against Celtic to £42. (The Herald)

Motherwell midfielder Steve Jennings is expected to sign a new deal at the club this week. (The Sun, Daily Record)

Defender Kelvin Wilson reckons it's a big step up coming from the Championship to Celtic. (The Sun)

Emilio Izaguirre turns down Manchester United to stay with Celtic. (Daily Record)

Aberdeen boss Craig Brown will make Coventry midfielder Isaac Osbourne his third summer signing. (Daily Mail)

Dunfermline's Paddy Boyle hopes to prove he is good enough to oust Austin McCann from the starting line-up. (Daily Record)

Kilmarnock have filled their free SPL 6 August date with a friendly against Blackburn Rovers. (The Herald)

Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama says he has agreed personal terms to join Celtic in a £1m deal. (Daily Mail)