Friday's Scottish gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers could be prevented from signing too many senior players under a 10-year-old SFL rule that forbids more than 22 players aged over 21 being registered to encourage youth development. (The Daily Record)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist is stepping up his bid to sign Hearts defender Ryan McGowan as the transfer window closes. (The Sun)

McCoist is also likely to make an offer for Australian striker Francesco Stella who is a free agent after leaving Siena. (The Sun)

Helsingborgs, the side Celtic dumped out of the Champions League, could be set to appoint former Parkhead legend Henrik Larsson as their manager. (The Daily Record)

Ross County manager Derek Adams reckons his bid for striker Derek Riordan could be scuppered unless the player drops his wage demands. (The Daily Mail)