Sunday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers are close to completing the signing of defender Dorin Goian from Palermo. (Various)

Meanwhile, Arsenal stopper Kyle Bartley may join Bolton on loan instead of having a second loan spell at Rangers and reports in Belgium suggest Anderlecht have turned down a £1.4m Ibrox offer for defender Roland Juhasz. (Sunday Mail)

Malmo coach Rikard Norling believes the pressure is all on Rangers ahead of the two sides' Champions League qualifier, the first leg of which takes place at Ibrox on Tuesday. The Swedish side warmed up for their trip to Ibrox with a 2-2 draw at Helsingborgs. (Various)

Celtic manager Neil Lennon insists his side will not panic if they are unable to replicate their blistering start to last season, when they won their opening eight league games. (Sunday Mail)

And Lennon insists he is no rush to manage in England's top flight as he feels the Premier League cannot match the excitement and energy of being Celtic's boss. (Sunday Herald)

New Celtic defender Kelvin Wilson has spoken of his anguish at being left out of the Nottingham Forest side after agreeing his pre-contract move to Glasgow earlier this year. (Sunday Mail)

Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins has dismissed suggestions the Welsh club are on the verge of signing Scotland international James McFadden. (Scotland on Sunday)

Aberdeen captain Richard Foster has thanked supporters for welcoming him back to Pittodrie in the Dons' opening day draw with St Johnstone. Foster was jeered by fans during pre-season after spending a season on loan at bitter rivals Rangers last season. (Sunday Mail)

Kilmarnock goalkeeper Cammy Bell believes he is starting the new season with a clean slate after being dropped from the first team under former manager Mixu Paatelainen. (Sunday Mail)