Friday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Hearts striker Kevin Kyle fears for his career after a nine-month battle with a hip injury fails to yield the right result. (Daily Mail)

Manager Craig Levein insists that the door is open for Wolves striker Steven Fletcher to make a return for Scotland. (Various)

Hibs boss Colin Calderwood is delighted in-form Garry O'Connor has not been called up by Levein, saying club football is all the striker should be focused on right now. (Daily Express)

Former Scotland striker Charlie Nicholas can't understand why Leeds forward Rosss McCormack has been left out of Levein's squad. (Daily Express)

West Brom are lining up an offer for Dundee United contract rebel Scott Allan. (Sun)

Midfielder Eggert Jonsson says Hearts owe their supporters a big performance against Celtic on Sunday after dismal defeats to Ayr United and St Johnstone. (Sun)

Kilmarnock skipper Manuel Pascali denies threatening Rangers defender Kirk Broadfoot during a post-match scuffle at Ibrox on Tuesday. (Daily Record)