Sunday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Spurs manager Harry Redknapp is set to offer Celtic £7m for their winger James Forrest. (Sunday Mail)

Rangers boss Ally McCoist tells club owner Craig Whyte to sell striker Nikica Jelavic this coming week so that he has time to bring in a replacement before the January transfer window closes. (Sunday Mail)

Jelavic's father, Philip, says his son is holding out for a move to Liverpool, rather than West Ham or QPR. (Scotland on Sunday)

Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill has conceded that the club are taking a calculated gamble in allowing goalkeeper Craig Gordon's contract to run down. The Scotland international, 29, who joined from Hearts in 2007 for £9m but has suffered numerous injuries, could be dispatched on loan to a Championship club to build fitness. (The Times)

Arsenal youngster Rhys Murphy will play in a bounce game for Hibs as manager Pat Fenlon can assess the 21-year-old forward. (Scotland on Sunday)

Motherwell's pacy forward Jamie Murphy says he is in no rush to leave Fir Park. (Sunday Mail)

Neil Lennon has no plans to get striker Mohamed Bangura off the Celtic Park wage bill. (Sunday Herald)

Celtic's Honduran full-back Emilio Izaguirre says that if Rangers sign his pal Jorge Claros, they won't be friends when they come face to face in an Old Firm game. (Sunday Herald)

Aberdeen manager Craig Brown admits that Rob Milsom is out for the season. (Sunday Mail)

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