Tuesday's Scottish Gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic are closing in on the capture of Bulgaria winger Aleksandar Tonev after agreeing a £2m deal with Lech Poznan.

Full story: Daily Record 

Lech Poznan, who are poised to secure the services of Dundee United full-back Barry Douglas, have launched a £175,000 bid for Motherwell forward Henrik Ojamaa.

Full story: Daily Express 

Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster says he might have to leave for English football to secure a place in England's World Cup squad after being left out by Roy Hodgson for friendlies against Ireland and Brazil.

Full story: Daily Telegraph 

Thomas Rogne is poised to leave Celtic this summer, with his former club, Staebek, expressing disappointment that they will miss out on a sell-on clause for the out-of-contract defender.

Full story: Daily Express

Scotland are facing a defensive crisis for their World Cup match in Croatia, with Rangers' Lee Wallace and Southampton's Danny Fox likely to join Wigan's Gary Caldwell in withdrawing from the squad through injury.

Full story: Daily Record

West Ham United want to sign Scotland goalkeeper Allan McGregor for £2m from Besiktas.

Full story: The Herald 

Owen Coyle is in a battle with Kenny Jackett to be named the new manager of relegated Wolves.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Kevin Thomson has not ruled out staying at Hibernian, but the midfielder's preference is to leave the club for a second time for another chance in English football.

Full story: Daily Telegraph 

Kilmarnock's signing of Nigerians Reuben Gabriel and Papa Idris is set to be investigated by world governing body Fifa, with the players' agent threatening to sue the Scottish Premier League club over an alleged unpaid sell-on clause.

Full story: The Herald 

Dunfermline Athletic administrator Bryan Jackson is hopeful a deal can be struck to ensure the Pars continue playing at East End Park after the company that owns the stadium, East End Park Ltd, also went into administration.

Full story: The Scotsman 

Queen's Park coach Gardner Speirs has urged teenage full-back Andy Robertson to snub interest from Dundee United, Partick Thistle and St Johnstone and remain with the Third Division club for another season.

Full story: Daily Record

OTHER GOSSIP

Vern Cotter will remain with Clermont until June 1014 because the Scottish Rugby Union was unable to match the French club's request for compensation and the New Zealander will have to wait until the end of his contract to become Scotland coach.

Full story: The Scotsman 

The Scottish Rugby Union was forced to reveal that Vern Cotter was the man they had chosen to be national coach - despite Clermont not agreeing to release the New Zealander - after he told French journalists he would be staying at the club for another season.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend might still add "one or two" new signings despite continuing to agree new deals with his current squad.

Full story: The Scotsman