Wednesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

An unnamed American has launched a £1.5m bid to take over at St Mirren. (Daily Mail)

Ex-Livingston striker Rory Boulding has agreed a three-year contract with Kilmarnock (Sun)

Dean Shiels and Steve Jennings are on manager Ally McCoist's list of signing targets for newco Rangers. (Daily Express)

Craig Beattie, who is training with the new Ibrox club, has an offer on the table from Notts County. (Daily Record)

St Mirren hope to complete the signing of former Rangers keeper Grant Adam in the next few days. (Sun)

St Johnstone have taken former Kilmarnock and Hearts striker Kevin Kyle on trial. (Various)

Meanwhile, Kyle is stunned that former Hearts team-mate Ian Black is considering playing in Division Three with newco Rangers. (Daily Mail)

Terry Butcher thinks Aberdeen have made a massive blunder by allowing teenager Matthew Cooper to leave for Inverness. (Sun)

Dunfermline are weighing up a deal for former Hibs and Motherwell keeper Graeme Smith. (Sun)

Hibs manager Pat Fenlon has dismissed reports that Leigh Griffiths landed himself in hot water with a "prison camp" tweet from the club's Berlin hotel. (Scotsman)

Middlesbrough midfielder Kevin Thomson is eyeing a Scotland recall after two years of injury problems, which almost saw him quit football. (Various)