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Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Celtic consider making a bid for veteran Birmingham City striker Kevin Phillips. (Daily Record)

Dundee United's Stephen Thompson will urge his fellow Scottish Premier League chairmen to vote against proposals for a top league of 10 teams when the clubs meet at Hampden today. (Daily Record)

Er, or maybe he won't. Thompson might push for a 10-team league. (The Sun)

Middlesbrough and Scotland midfielder Kevin Thomson is stunned to learn that he has broken his leg for a third time in five months. (Daily Record)

Turkish club Bursaspor test Rangers' resolve with a bid of £500,000 for striker Kenny Miller, whose contract ends in the summer. (The Herald, The Sun)

Rangers full-back Steven Whittaker says that there are players at the club who can replace Miller if he does leave. (The Herald)

Miller's team-mates tell him they want him to sign off in style against Inverness Caledonian Thistle on Tuesday. (Daily Express)

Eric Odhiambo will remind Inverness manager Terry Butcher that his last goal came against Rangers when he comes to choose his team for their match at Ibrox. (The Sun)

Kilmarnock are set to sign 30-year-old French midfielder Nicolas Sahnoun, who has impressed on trial with the Rugby Park men. (The Herald)

Hibs defender Ian Murray believes Colin Calderwood needs to strengthen the Easter Road squad. (The Herald)

With Hearts unhappy at the 1215 GMT call-off of their game against Dundee United on Saturday, referee Stevie O'Reilly says he could not have made the call any earlier as he was only contacted about the inspection at 1015 GMT and had to travel to Tannadice from Glasgow. (The Sun)

Dundee United winger Craig Conway is set to sign for Cardiff City for £200,000 plus add-ons. (Daily Express)

Everton's 23-year-old striker James Vaughan is attracting a number of clubs, with Celtic among them. (Daily Mail)


Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker reckons Andy Murray has two years to win a grand slam before he is overtaken by younger players. (The Herald)

see also
Monday's gossip column
17 Jan 11 |  Gossip
Sunday's Scottish gossip
16 Jan 11 |  Scotland
Sunday's gossip column
16 Jan 11 |  Gossip
Saturday's Scottish gossip
15 Jan 11 |  Scotland

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