Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers manager Ally McCoist will attempt to re-sign Nacho Novo from Sporting Gijon as he braces himself for the sale of striker Nikica Jelavic. (Daily Record)

West Brom have emerged as favourites to sign Nikica Jelavic, with a loan deal for Scotland midfielder Graham Dorrans being used as leverage for the Croatia striker. (Daily Mail)

West Brom manager Roy Hodgson is not interested in allowing Scotland midfielder Graham Dorrans join Rangers, despite Ibrox manager Ally McCoist expressing an interest. (Daily Record)

West Brom manager Roy Hodgson admits he is interested in Rangers striker Nikica Jelavic but does not think his club "is at the top of the list of candidates". (Daily Record)

Honduran club Motagua claim a Rangers representative is trying to finalise negotiations to sign striker Jerry Bengtson and midfielder Jorge Claros. (Daily Mail)

Rangers operations executive Ali Russell is keen for the club to sign Honduras internationals Jerry Bengtson and Jorge Claros, but manager Ally McCoist has yet to be convinced either would cut it in the Scottish Premier League. (Daily Record)

Young Boys full-back Scott Sutter has his heart set on a loan move to Rangers, the club he supported as a boy in Hertfordshire, despite interest from a German top-flight outfit and two from the English Championship. (the Sun)

Norwegian midfielder Thomas Bendiksen says he delayed signing a new contract with Rangers because of an offer from Tromso and will choose the club that can offer him more first-team football. (the Sun)

Midfielder Thomas Bendiksen says being left on the bench for Rangers' Old Firm derby against Celtic is likely to lead him to snub a new contract and join Tromso. (the Herald)

Everton are the latest club to be linked with a move for Huddersfield Town's highly-rated Scotland Under-21 striker, Jordan Rhodes, who has already been the subject of an approach from West Ham. (Daily Mirror)


Scotland wicketkeeper Simon Smith is heading back to the Grange after only one season with capital cricket rivals Heriot's. (Daily Record)