Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Fulham and Everton are considering a January swoop for Celtic full-back Adam Matthews. (Sun)

The senior policeman who complained to Uefa about offensive chanting at Celtic Park was former top-flight referee Eddie Smith. (Daily Record)

Man Utd and Celtic legend Pat Crerand insists that not even Sir Alex Ferguson could deliver Scotland to a major finals with the current crop of players. (Daily Mail)

Midfielder Stephen Hughes will complete his return to Motherwell today. (Daily Express)

Kilmarnock are lining up a January move for Cliftonville's teenage striker Rory Donnelly. (Sun)

Former Aberdeen winger Sone Aluko is expected to begin a trial with Rangers this week. (Various)

If Aluko can impress, Rangers manager Ally McCoist will offer a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Steven Naismith. (Daily Express)

India's techinical director will ask Sunil Chhetri and Jeje Lalpekhlua to delay at trial at Rangers - because he fears the Scottish winter could damage their chances to impress. (Various)

Celtic midfielder Ki Sung-Yeung will be discharged from hospital this morning after being struck down by a virus while on duty with South Korea but he has been warned against making the 12-hour flight back to Scotland. (Daily Record)

Bolo Zenden, who failed to win a deal at Celtic after a spell training in Glasgow, claims manager Neil Lennon is not in control of the club's signing policy. (Daily Express)

Defender Christophe Berra has warned Wolves team-mate Steven Fletcher he faces a fight to get into the team if he makes himself available for Scotland again. (Various)

SFA chief executive Stewart Regan has hit back at critics who have suggested the Scotland squad is too laden with English-born players. (Daily Express)

Rangers defender Carlos Bocanegra will make his 100th appearance for the USA in tomorrow's friendly with Slovenia. (Various)


Kirkcaldy Man - a documentary on the life of darts legend Jocky Wilson - has won the Golden Dove prize at the Dok-Leipzig festival in Germany. (Daily Mail)

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