Monday's Scottish gossip
Celtic target Rami Gershon, currently with Standard Liege, is poised to join the Glasgow club on loan until the end of the season.
Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon has challenged Celtic counterpart to show his world-class credentials when the two sides meet in February's Champions League encounter.
Meanwhile, Celtic defender Efe Ambrose admits representing Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations in January may harm his chances of featuring against Juve once he has returned to club duties.
Motherwell forward Jamie Murphy will this week hold talks about a proposed January move to League One side Sheffield United, with the 23-year-old out of contract at the end of the season.
Hearts will demand compensation from Ross County after Saturday's meeting of the two sides at Victoria Park was subject to a late call-off.
And Hearts may ask the Scottish Football Association to reimburse some of their expenses after referee Iain Brines called the match off around an hour before kick-off.
Rangers youngster Robbie Crawford believes the Ibrox side can remain unbeaten for the rest of the season.
Aston Villa's Scottish manager Paul Lambert has held talks with the club's owner Randy Lerner and has been told he will only be given £10m in the transfer window to help address their slump in form.
Scotland's former leading tennis player says he left the country because of the sport's "cronyism". Alan Mackin emigrated to Canada having been unable to make his experience available to young talent in his homeland and claims the LTA lacks accountability and transparency.
Former Scotland rugby international Steve Scott has not been offered the national team's forwards coach role, but admits he would be interested in the post.