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Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

West Brom have told Celtic they must pay at least £2m in compensation to land manager Tony Mowbray and assistants Mark Venus and Peter Grant. (Daily Record)

West Brom will hold out for £2.5m in compensation if they lose their management team to Celtic. (The Times)

West Brom want £1.5m for Tony Mowbray should they lose their manager to Celtic. (The Scotsman)

Celtic have told West Brom they will not pay £2m in compensation for manager Tony Mowbray. (The Sun)

Marc-Antoine Fortune's agent says the Nancy striker would consider joining Tony Mowbray at Celtic after being on loan to West Brom. (Daily Record)

Hibernian striker Steven Fletcher would relish the chance to join former Easter Road boss Tony Mowbray at Celtic. (The Scotsman)

St Johnstone have vowed to hold on to manager Derek McInnes after the former West Brom midfielder was linked with his former club. (Daily Record)

Watford have failed in an approach for St Johnstone manager Derek McInnes after a failure to agree compensation. (The Sun)

Ian McCall will tell Partick Thistle today whether he will accept a new contract, with Motherwell having made an approach for the manager and Falkirk also interested. (Daily Record)

Retiring defending Steven Pressley is expected to be among the candidates for the Falkirk manager's job, with seniors players Jackie McNamara and Neil McCann as assistants. (The Scotsman)

Steven Pressley is favourite to succeed John Hughes as Falkirk manager ahead of Ian McCall, Alex Rae and John Robertson. (Daily Express)

Rangers hope Barnsley will double their original offer and meet the £500,000 asking price for midfielder Charlie Adam. (Daily Mail)

Motherwell manager Mark McGhee is expected to confirm his departure for Aberdeen this morning. (Daily Record)

Aberdeen expect to unveil Mark McGhee as their new manager by the end of the week. (Daily Express)

Hearts manager Csaba Laszlo is heading for showdown talks in Lithuania about player funds with owner Vladimir Romanov. (Daily Express)

Rangers are tracking Partick Thistle's Northern Ireland goalkeeper Jonny Tuffey. (The Sun)

Rangers' Cypriot midfielder Georgios Efrem has joined Hearts' Bruno Aguiar and Christos Karapidis by signing for Omonia Nicosia. (Daily Record)

Gary Harkins' £100,000 move to Dundee is back on after the midfielder told Partick Thistle he wants to move. (Daily Express)

Kilmarnock could offer a contract to freed Rangers goalkeeper Lee Robinson. (Daily Express)

OTHER GOSSIP

Captain Gavin Hamilton says Scotland must find new talent if they are to compete at the top level of cricket. (The Times)

Cricket Scotland chief executive Roddy Smith says there will be no panic reaction to the early exit from the World Twenty20 tournament. (The Scotsman)

Elena Baltacha had a double celebration, beating Georgie Stoop in the first round of the Aegon Classic and being awarded a wild card for Wimbledon. (The Herald)



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see also
Tuesday's gossip column
09 Jun 09 |  Gossip
Monday's Scottish gossip
08 Jun 09 |  Scottish Premier


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