Tuesday's Scottish Gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Motherwell say they will not stand in Stuart McCall's way if another club pursue the SPL's manager of the year. (Daily Record)

Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwwll vows to give manager Neil Lennon the financial backing to lead the team back into the Champions League group stages. (Various)

St Johnstone chairman Steve Brown insists he won't pull out of the pre-contract deal for Richie Brittain after the Ross County suffered a potentially serious knee injury on Sunday. (Various)

Managerless Wolves have instructed Leigh Griffiths to report for pre-season training but the on-loan Hibs striker remains uncertain about his future. (Daily Record)

And Griffiths does not want to be rested in the two SPL matches ahead of the Scottish Cup final as he seeks to break the 30-goal barrier for the season. His strike in Sunday's win over Hearts took him to 28. (Daily Express)

St Mirren and Kilmarnock are vying to sign Steven Smith, with the left-back training at former club Rangers since his release from MLS side Portland Timbers. (Daily Express)

Hearts have taken a look at Fulham defender James Musa and Arsenal midfielder Josh Rees in training. (Various)

Rangers hope to complete Bosman deals for Nicky Law (Motherwell), Jon Daly (Dundee Utd) and Nicky Clark (Queen of the South) this week. (Sun)

But the Ibrox club, who are losing £1m a month, will look to clear out big-earners Carlos Bocanegra and Doran Goian, while Sebastien Faure and Anestis Argyriou could be released. (Daily Express)