Friday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers did not pay a penny of the compensation due to Aberdeen for midfielder Sone Aluko, with the player and his family covering half of the £150,000 fee and his agents covering the rest. (Daily Mail)

Rangers have a list of January transfer targets should the club sell any of their senior stars. (Herald)

Sion are threatening to sue the Scottish, French, Spanish and Italian FA's in their long-running battle to be reinstated in the Europa League. (Various)

Bohemians skipper Owen Heary says his old boss Pat Fenlon will be a big hit at Hibernian. (Various)

St Johnstone manager Steve Lomas and Inverness skipper Richie Foran are among those tipping Fenlon to do well at Easter Road. (Various)

Celtic winger James Forrest insists manager Neil Lennon does not need a mentor after a bid to bring Gordon Strachan back to the club failed. (Various)

Indian forwards Jeje Lalpekhlua and Sunil Chhetri are expected to arrive in Glasgow today for a trial with Rangers. (Daily Record)

Honduran club Motagua have issued a hands-off warning to Rangers over star striker Jerry Bengtson. (Sun)

Jamie Murphy believes the current Motherwell side could be even better than the 2008 team that finished third in the SPL. (Daily Express)

Hearts coach Gary Locke is backing striker John Sutton to end the Edinburgh club's goal drought. (Various)

St Johnstone have farmed out Liam Caddis on loan to Arbroath. (Various)

Cowdenbeath aim to hold on to loan duo Kai Naismith (Rangers) and Jordan Morton (Hearts). (Various)

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