Saturday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers manager Ally McCoist wants to sign ex-Aberdeen winger Sone Aluko, who has been without a club since leaving Pittodrie, and is also interested in Nepalese defender Rohit Chand. (Daily Record)

Kenny Miller believes his goal for Scotland against Cyprus in Friday's friendly was his best ever for his country. (Various)

Jamie Mackie reckons his strike against the Cypriots made all the rehabilitation work following his leg break worthwhile. (The Sun)

Versatile Dutch winger Bolo Zenden says he is surprised that he did not clinch a deal at Celtic after his trial with the club. (Various)

Swedish Under-21 striker Joe Sise hopes he will get another chance to sign for Rangers after failing to win over manager Ally McCoist in a recent trial. (Daily Record)

Wolves manager Mick McCarthy believes no manager will ever leave the Premiership in England to take over at a Scottish club, such is the gulf in budgets. (Daily Record)

And McCarthy tells Scotland boss Craig Levein that now is the time for him and Wolves striker Steven Fletcher to return to the international squad. (Herald, Daily Express)

Hibs will have to stump up "megabucks" to entice Roy Aitken from UAE side Al-Ahli to become manager at Easter Road. (The Sun)

Former Ibrox midfielder Ray Wilkins thinks Ally McCoist and Ian Durrant are the perfect duo to keep Rangers' spirits high during their troublesome financial period. (Herald)


Anthony Crolla plans to end Glasgow boxer Willie Limond's dream of taking on Ricky Burns for his world title when Crolla defends his lightweight title against Limond on 25 November. (The Sun)