Wednesday's Scottish Gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Aberdeen and Hibernian are keen on St Johnstone's Lee Croft but clubs in England have also expressed an interest in the 28-year-old, while the United States is also an option for the midfielder. Full story: Daily Express 

Assistant coach Johan Mjallby, who has announced his impending exit from Celtic, is in talks with former club AIK Stockholm about the manager's position. (Various)

Ross County striker Yoann Arquin has gone AWOL, having not been seen at the Dingwall club in 10 days. (Daily Record)

Aberdeen plan to launch a share issue in an effort to shift up to £16m of debt and losses of £1m a year as well as funding a new stadium and training ground. (Various)

St Mirren midfielder Kenny McLean, a free agent in the summer, says he is not certain to quit the Paisley club. (Sun)

Jamie Hamill has apologised to his Hearts team-mates for the red card he picked up for a touchline barge on Ross County boss Derek Adams. (Various)

Former Hibernian midfielder Paul Kane thinks fans should copy city rivals Hearts and bid to take over the running of the club. (Daily Record)

Goalkeeper Rado Cierzniak is happy at Dundee United and would rather stay at Tannadice than chase a move to a bigger league in search of international recognition for Poland. (Various)

Dumbarton will offer Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon a deal, if a top flight club does not take a chance on the 31-year-old who has not played for two years. (Daily Express)

Falkirk have finally received a £155,000 windfall for Mark Stewart's move to Bradford in July 2011. (Various)

Seven clubs have applied for "up to four" places in next season's Lowland League, including Burntisland Shipyard and Civil Service Strollers. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

Usain Bolt is "95% certain" to compete at Glasgow's Commonwealth Games, according to Louise Martin, vice chair of the 2014 organising committee. Full story: Scotsman 

Ricky Burns will face WBC number four-ranked challenger Javier Prieto at Braehead on 27 June. (Various)

Edinburgh Rugby are expected to announce the signing of Namibian-born lock Anton Bressler soon. (Herald / Scotsman)

Glasgow and Scotland stand-off Ruaridh Jackson is to join London Wasps for next season. Full story: Daily Mail