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Celtic's Tony Watt has been branded lazy and unfit by his manager despite scoring a debut goal for Belgian loan side Lierse SK. (The Scottish Sun)

Partick Thistle are poised to snap up former Rangers trialist keeper Scott Basalaj this week. (The Scottish Sun)

Lionel Ainsworth has set his sights on an extended stay at Motherwell after his sensational strike earned a 2-2 draw against Dundee United. (The Scottish Daily Mail)

Charlie Mulgrew has urged Celtic's new boys to toughen up for the battle ahead with League, League Cup and Champions League duties due in the next 10 days. (The Daily Star of Scotland)

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan's hopes of calling on Steven Fletcher for next month's World Cup qualifier against Croatia have been dashed after he dislocated his right shoulder in Sunderland's 3-0 defeat at West Brom. (The Scotsman)