Thursday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Southampton are lining up a move for Celtic midfielder Beram Kayal. Full story: Sun

Former Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor is in Turkey to seal a lucrative move to Besiktas. (Daily Record)

The SPL and SFL are close to agreeing a £1.2m deal with Sky for the right to show 45 Rangers matches over the next three seasons. Full Story: Daily Record

Welsh international Robbie Savage, 37, is offering to come out retirement and play for Rangers. (Various)

Dundee are weighing up a move for former Rangers and Cardiff striker Steven McLean, who was with Yeovil last season. (Various)

On-loan Hibs striker Leigh Griffiths has closed his Twitter account and has promised to cut out his previous "stupidity". (Various)

Full-back Kenny Gillet has joined Cypriot club AEK Larnaca after turning down the chance to stay with Inverness. (Daily Record)

Dunfermline have signed midfielder Stephen Husband from Blackpool. (Various)

Ex-Dundee United midfielder Scott Robertson has failed to win a move to Birmingham after a brief trial. (Daily Record)

Rangers coach Ian Durrant is backing teenagers Barrie McKay and Lewis Mcleod to shine for the new club in Division Three. (Various)

OTHER SPORT

Glasgow Warriors coach Gregor Townsend believes teenage Canadian winger Taylor Paris will be an instant hit with supporters. (Herald)

Golfing greats Greg Norman and Tom Watson, in Scotland for the Senior Open at Turnberry, are both in favour of banning long putters. (Various)