Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Dundee United boss Peter Houston - and number two to Scotland manager Craig Levein - has urged the SFA to put an end to the speculation by clarifying Levein's future.

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Former Celtic defender Tosh McKinlay insists Rangers manager Ally McCoist deserves more time to succeed at Ibrox. (Daily Record)

Barcelona midfielder Xavi says he has no problem with Celtic's defensive style against his side because Chelsea won the Champions League playing in a similar fashion. (Sun)

Celtic are among a host of clubs interested in teenage striker Arkaduisz Milik who is starring for Polish outfit Gornik. (Herald)

Former Celtic manager Tony Mowbray says the board "lost patience" over a lack of progress after urging him to make wholesale changes at the club. (Herald)

St Mirren goalkeeper Craig Samson insists in-form Hibs striker Leigh Griffiths was the crucial difference between the sides as the Edinburgh side secured victory at the weekend. (Sun)

James McFadden's hopes of shining at Sunderland suffered a blow when he sustained a hamstring injury in training. (Various)

Celtic boss Neil Lennon is monitoring the fitness of five first-team players ahead of Wednesday's Champions League encounter with Barcelona. (Various)