Wednesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Iceland midfielder Eggert Jonsson is poised to move to Wolves after Hearts accepted a £250,000 bid from the English top-flight outfit. (Daily Express)

Eggert Jonsson has agreed a January move to Wolves after Hearts accepted an offer from the Barclays Premier League club for the Iceland midfielder. (the Sun)

Hearts have moved a step closer to abandoning Tynecastle after City of Edinburgh Council backed their view that redeveloping the stadium is not an option. (Daily Mail)

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has accused Wayne Bridge of greed, saying the England full-back snubbed a loan move to Celtic because it would mean a drop in his £90,000 per week wage. (Daily Record)

Celtic will have to step up their pursuit of Senegal international Baba Diawara with French club Sochaux poised to table a £3m offer for the Maritimo striker. (Daily Record)

Aberdeen and Ipswich Town could thwart Pat Fenlon's hopes of making Sligo Rovers striker Eoin Doyle his first signing as Hibernian manager. (the Sun)

Sligo Rovers have confirmed that Hibernian want striker Eoin Doyle, but the League of Ireland runners-up are desperate to hold on to the 23-year-old. (Daily Record)

New Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon has started his Easter Road clearout by telling striker Junior Agogo and midfielder Matt Thornhill they are free to find new clubs in January. (Daily Express)

Dutch defender Ilias Haddad is set to leave St Mirren in January after talks over a contract extension until the summer broke down and the club withdrew their offer. (Various)

Blackburn Rovers' owners had already contacted former manager Mark Hughes to take over even before last night's home defeat by Bolton Wanderers left the Scots' team bottom of the English top flight. (Daily Record)

Dunfermline Athletic have promised manager Jim McIntyre funds for January signings as they look to lift themselves off the bottom of the Scottish Premier League. (Various)

Kilmarnock's fears that on-loan Doncaster Rovers forward Dean Shiels had suffered a broken ankle have been allayed by a scan. (the Sun)

Bristol City manager Derek McInnes is in talks with Derby County about extending Scottish midfielder Stephen Pearson's loan spell. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

Former Scotland A winger Mark Robertson is poised to join London Scottish as he looks to resurrect his career after two years of injury problems. (the Scotsman)

Eilish McColgan has been dropped from the UK Athletics winter training camp in Kenya as the steeplechaser recovers from surgery on a broken foot. (Daily Record)

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