Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish insists Europe's elite clubs fear coming to play Celtic in Glasgow. (Daily Mail)

However former Scotland manager Berti Vogts insists the Parkhead club should be wary of drawing Germans, Bayern Munich or Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League. (Daily Record)

Celtic legend Peter Grant warns manager Neil Lennon he would miss the intensity of managing the club if he moved to England. (Various)

Celtic youngster Lewis Kidd is being watched by Dutch giants Ajax. (Sun)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist is set for crunch transfer budget talks with chief executive Charles Green. (Various)

And McCoist has given Rangers' share issue a vote of confidence by buying more shares himself. (Times)

However, Rangers fans are unlikely to have bought the full £10m of shares open to them when the share issue closes today. (Herald)

Scottish FA compliance officer Vincent Lunny is collecting evidence against Kilmarnock manager Kenny Shiels after his criticism of official Andrew Dallas. (Sun)

Aberdeen manager Craig Brown is hopeful that Jamie Langfield's weekend red card will be rescinded. (Daily Express)

Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon is thinking of making changes after his 'disgust' at their weekend defeat by Motherwell. (Herald)

Motherwell have told Sheffield United their £60,000 offer for Jamie Murphy is not enough. (Daily Express)

Former Scotland captain Gary McAllister is in line to become the new coach of New York Red Bulls in the American Major Soccer League. (Scotsman)

OTHER GOSSIP

Scots golfer Paul Lawrie has secured his place in next year's US Masters. (Scotsman)

Swimmer Hannah Miley believes she has proven a point by beating Ye Shiwen on her way to winning 400m individual medley gold at the World Short Course Championships. (Daily Mail)