Scottish Gossip: Bilel Mohsni, Lee Erwin, Mark Warburton

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Bilel Mohsni claims he was simply defending himself from a "cowardly attack" after he kicked and punched Motherwell striker Lee Erwin at Fir Park. (Various)

Mohsni, now out of contract at Rangers, is likely to be handed a lengthy suspension by the Scottish FA which will be applied in any league in world football for his role in the ugly scenes on Sunday. (Various)

And Lee Erwin stays in the headlines after the Fir Park brawl, with the 21-year-old set to quit Motherwell for Leeds United. Full story: Daily Express 

Former Brentford boss Mark Warburton and his assistant David Weir have met with officials from Rangers to discuss a possible move. (Sun)

Warburton says he has has "huge respect" for Rangers but refuses to comment further on reports linking him to Ibrox. Full story: Daily Record 

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes, a former Ibrox player, is also on Rangers' wish-list of candidates. Full story: Daily Mail 

Hearts are expected to make Queen of the South striker Gavin Reilly their first summer signing, with talks over compensation ongoing. (Daily Record)

Kris Boyd scored 20 goals for Kilmarnock in season 2013-14

Kris Boyd scored 20 goals for Kilmarnock in season 2013-14. Is he going back to Rugby Park?

Former Celtic midfielder Paul Lambert believes Rangers' failure to win promotion will be detrimental to Scottish football and warns it is not a certainty that the Ibrox side will go up next year. Full story: Herald (subscription required) 

Kilmarnock aim to sign up striker Kris Boyd for a third time, with the 31-year-old considering his future after a disappointing season at Rangers. Full story: Daily Record 

Wigan want striker Scott McDonald, who is out of contract after a short second spell at Motherwell. (Daily Mail)

Celtic and Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths says his body-fat ratio has plummeted this season and dropping fizzy drinks from his diet. (Various)

Kilmarnock goalkeeper Craig Samson is poised for a Scotland call-up, with Dundee's Scott Bain missing out through injury. (Daily Express)

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes believes midfielder Ryan Jack can force his way into Scotland boss Gordon Strachan's plans. (Various)

Airdrie's Gary Bollan is the favourite for the managerial vacancy at Brechin City. (Daily Record)

OTHER GOSSIP

Coach Shade Munro has been offered the job of heading up the national women's squad after helping Glasgow Warriors win the Pro12 title for the first time. Full story: Herald (subscription required) 

And former Glasgow star Cammy Mather thinks the take-it-or-leave it offer to Munro is a "slap in the face". (Daily Record)