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Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Newcastle United are eyeing a move for Celtic striker Georgios Samaras as they prepare for their return to the Premier League in England. (Daily Record)

Stoke City are still hopeful of sealing the signing of Cardiff City midfielder Joe Ledley, despite facing competition from Italian side Roma for the 23-year-old Celtic target. (Daily Mail)

Everton striker James Vaughan is wanted on a season-long loan by new Celtic manager Neil Lennon, with Leicester and Derby interested in signing the 21-year-old for £1m. (Daily Mirror)

Celtic have joined Bolton Wanderers in the chase for Espanyol winger Valdo. (Click Lancashire)

Celtic and Aberdeen have expressed interest in 18-year-old striker Dubi Ogbonna, who plays for Soham Town Rangers in the Southern League Division One Midlands. (Cambridge Evening News)

Gabriel Obertan's agent says the French winger will remain with Manchester United in the hope of breaking into the first-team rather than move to Rangers on loan. (Daily Mail)

Sporting Lisbon have joined Benfica in expressing an interest in Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor. (Various)

Sporting Lisbon defender Tonel, a long-term target of Rangers manager Walter Smith, could be used as a makeweight should a deal be agreed to take goalkeeper Allan McGregor to the Portuguese club. (Daily Express)

German World Cup winner Thomas Hassler could become the new Kilmarnock manager within 48 hours. (Daily Express)

Kenny Deuchar is waiting to hear if St Johnstone will allow him to continue playing around his shifts as a doctor before the striker decides his future. (Daily Express)

Midfielder Greg Cameron is hoping to win a contract with St Johnstone by taking up the offer of a trial after being released by Dundee United. (Various)

Hearts chief executive Sergejus Fedotovas says he is in talks to sign a midfielder and that the club is looking for a nucleus of Scottish players in their squad. (Various)

Cowdenbeath have appointed former Rangers vice-chairman Donald Findlay as their new chairman. (Various)

Ayr United will receive 20% of any fee received by Dundee United should they sell Middlesbrough and Rangers target Craig Conway. (the Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

US Open champion Lucas Glover has revealed he is heading to Loch Lomond next month for his first crack at the Scottish Open. (Daily Record)

Paisley boxer Kevin McIntyre is set to be a shock challenger for the interim WBA welterweight title against Frenchman Souleymane "The Sensation" M'baye after winning the Celtic title last month. (the Sun)



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see also
Tuesday's gossip column
15 Jun 10 |  Gossip
Monday's Scottish gossip
14 Jun 10 |  Scottish Premier


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