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Thursday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic boss Neil Lennon admits Europa League football is vital as he bids to attract top players to the club ahead of next week's transfer deadline. (Daily Mail)

Aberdeen have taken Montenegrin defender Nikola Vujadinovic on trial from Italian side Udinese. (Herald)

Rangers chief executive Martin Bain has made striker Kenny Miller a second contract offer to take him beyond the current season, the final year of his existing deal. (Daily Record)

And Bain, in Monaco for the Champions League draw, fears that it will be the last a Scottish team will be involved for a long time.

Hibs manager John Hughes hopes Merouane Zemmama will sign a new contract when he recovers from injury. (Daily Mail, Daily Record)

Hearts boss Jim Jefferies has revealed Calum Elliot's knee injury is not as bad as first feared. (Various)

Former Hearts manager Csaba Laszlo's legal bid against the club for unfair dismissal has been delayed. (Daily Mail)

Manager Craig Levein would like to see Scotland adopt the same eligibility rules as the rest of the world. (Herald)

Chris Eagles, a target for both Celtic and Rangers, has signed a two-year extension at Burnley. (Daily Record)

Scotland manager Craig Levein says Allan McGregor's feigning injury in a head-to-head with Derek Riordan at Easter Road is not his problem as it happened while he was playing at club level. (Daily Express)

OTHER GOSSIP

Tom Ryder, the England U19 captain is to join Glasgow on loan from Saracens for the season. (Herald)

Edinburgh's Dutch winger Tim Visser has reasserted his desire to play Test rugby for his adopted country. (Herald)



see also
Wednesday's Scottish gossip
25 Aug 10 |  Scotland
Wednesday's gossip column
25 Aug 10 |  Gossip
Tuesday's Scottish gossip
24 Aug 10 |  Scotland
Tuesday's gossip column
24 Aug 10 |  Gossip
Monday's Scottish gossip
23 Aug 10 |  Scotland


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