Monday's Scottish gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers striker Nikica Jelavic will demand that he be allowed to sign for Everton before the January transfer window closes. (Various)

And if the Croatia goalscorer does leave Ibrox, then Rangers boss Ally McCoist could make a move for Hearts' David Templeton. (The Sun)

Falkirk manager Steven Pressley expresses remorse for his half-time rant at the referee in his team's Scottish Communities League Cup semi-final defeat against Celtic at Hampden. (Daily Express, Daily Mail)

Dundee United reject a bid of £500,000 plus fringe players from Celtic for their striker Johnny Russell. (Daily Mail)

Kilmarnock captain Manuel Pascali plans to invite Marcello Lippi, for whom he has acted as translator, and his old school pals to the Scottish Communities League Cup final against Celtic. (Daily Record)

Eleven years after being dropped by Bobby Williamson to face Celtic in the Scottish League Cup final, Killie's James Fowler hopes to feature in a Hampden final for the Ayrshire side. (Daily Record)

Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell met with FC Twente officials at the weekend to sign 6ft 6in striker Marc Janko. (Daily Record)

St Johnstone captain Jody Morris urges team-mate Francisco Sandaza to carry on scoring goals and then take his pick of clubs to sign for in the summer. (Daily Express)

Celtic manager Neil Lennon denies that his club has nicked striker Pawel Brozek from Rangers - the Pole has joined Celtic on loan until the summer but was a player being targeted by Ally McCoist. (The Sun)

Juanma Ortiz could be on his way out of Ibrox to Almeira. (The Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

Ahead of the Calcutta Cup clash, former England rugby coach Sir Clive Woodward criticises the hundreds of pipers at Murrayfield and the huge pillar in the away dressing room that hampers addressing the whole team at once. (The Scotsman)