Thursday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers rejected another multi-million pound bid for Nikica Jelavic after the SPL transfer window closed. Fenerbache are reported to be the club involved. (The Sun)

Sportsmail claim to have seen evidence that Rangers were offered £8m for striker Nikica Jelavic on transfer deadline day, in a deal that could have risen to £10m with add-ons. (Daily Mail)

Allan McGregor insists Jelavic is not 'in a huff' and remains up for the title fight at Rangers. (Daily Star)

Barry Bannan has vowed to do all he can to convince Aston Villa team-mate Chris Herd to snub Australia and pledge allegiance to Scotland. (Daily Express)

Celtic and Sion are due to arrive at Madrid Airport at the same time next Wednesday, with both sides pressing ahead with their Europa League plans while Uefa listen to Sion's appeal against expulsion. (The Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

Andy Murray has claimed tennis bosses are ignoring safety concerns of the world's top players at the rain-soaked US Open. (Various)

Ross Ford could be given the honour of leading out Scotland in their opening Rugby World Cup match, because he'll win his 50th cap against Romania. (The Herald)