Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Real Betis striker Jorge Molina is a £2m transfer target for Celtic. (Sun)

Nikica Jelavic may see his dream move to Liverpool scuppered since Anfield director of football Damien Comolli believes the club have better options than the Rangers striker. (Daily Express)

Hibs striker Leigh Griffiths could face a third SFA compliance ban for gesturing to supporters at the weekend - and may be joined in the dock by Motherwell centre forward Michael Higdon. (Various)

Stoke midfielders Michael Tonge and Tom Soares are joining Hibs on loan for the rest of the season. (Mirror)

St Johnstone striker Francisco Sandaza says he rejected the offer of a pre-contract agreement with Rangers because the SPL champions undervalue him. (Various)

Leeds have moved to hijack Rangers' bid for Estonian full-back Enar Jaager. (Daily Express)

And Ibrox manager Ally McCoist admits he won't be able to sign Jaager unless he moves a player off the wage bill this month. (Daily Record)

Aberdeen are ready to offer Stephen Hughes a contract after the midfielder's short-term deal at Motherwell expired. (Daily Express)

Celtic have been told to move quickly for South African midfielder Daylon Claasen, with Hoffenheim and QPR also chasing the 21-year-old Lierse midfielder. (Daily Express)

Tottenham will not be bidding for Celtic winger James Forrest this month despite manager Harry Redknapp continuing to monitor the 20-year-old. (Daily Mail)

Dutch midfielder Luigi Bruins is the latest player to arrive on trial with Rangers. (Various)

The Scottish Cup final is likely to switch to a Sunday next season to avoid a clash with the Champions League final. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

Kelly Brown, David Denton and Joe Ansbro are all serious injury doubts for Scotland's Six Nations opener against England. (Various)

Allan Scott ended a two-year exile from athletics to win the 60m hurdles at the Scottish National Open. (Various)

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