Sunday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Celtic are pondering a short-term move for veteran Dutch midfielder Boudewijn Zenden, who is a free agent after leaving Sunderland in the summer. (Scotland on Sunday)

Celtic are weighing up a move for Rosenborg's out-of-contract Swedish defender Mikael Lustig. (Mail on Sunday)

Scotland boss Craig Levein reckons the SPL is now little more than a conveyor belt of talent for the English leagues to snap up. (Various)

Alejandro Bedoya hopes to get the chance to prove he is a natural replacement for the injured Steven Naismith at Rangers. (Sunday Herald)

Scotland U21 manager Billy Stark thinks forgotten prospect John Fleck has to move away from Rangers to gain first team experience. (Sunday Mail)

Departing St Johnstone chairman Geoff Brown believes the SPL must form a second-tier to stave off financial ruin for many First Division clubs. (Various)

The Scottish Football Association will this week hear match official Steven Craven's appeal against his expulsion from the game. (Sunday Mail)

Substitute winger Ivan Sproule says he was embarrassed to be part of Hibs' sorry display against Dunfermline on Saturday. (Sunday Mail)

St Mirren striker Steven Thompson is full of praise for the Paisley side's defence, which has kept seven clean sheets in 14 SPL games. (Sunday Mail)