Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty is anxious to secure his long-term future at Ibrox after scoring in Sunday's win against Celtic. (The Mail)

Celtic legend Frank McGarvey has urged manager Neil Lennon to ditch striker Georgios Samaras after another disappointing performance in Sunday's derby. (The Mail)

Meanwhile, the Parkhead club's chief executive Peter Lawwell is in talks with Manchester City over a partnership for youth players. (The Sun)

Scotland boss Craig Levein fears he could lose Celtic's Scott Brown for the win-or-bust Euro 2012 double-header with Liechenstein and Spain. (The Star)

Celtic midfield hero Emilio Izaguirre is targeting a return to action in the Europa League after breaking his ankle earlier this season. (The Mail)

Hibernian's new number two, Billy Brown, has revealed that he has ambitions to become a full-time manager. (The Herald)

Celtic manager Neil Lennon admits he's concerned by his side's start to the season after Rangers increased their lead at the top of the SPL table to four points on Sunday. (The Herald)

Rangers midfielder Steven Davis has insisted that Sunday's victory against Celtic will not allow turmoil off the field for the Ibrox club with the taxman to wreck their title dreams. (The Record)