Saturday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has urged striker Gary Hooper to commit his long-term future to the club by signing a new contract. (Various)

Following his Scotland call-up, Rangers defender Lee Wallace insists he will be a better player for Gordon Strachan than he was under Craig Levein. (Various)

Dundee United captain believes Rangers will prove dangerous Scottish Cup opponents despite deciding not to take up their ticket allocation for the tie at Tannadice. (Various)

Celtic forward Georgios Samaras is an injury doubt for the Champions League clash with Juventus after suffering a hamstring tear in the win against Kilmarnock. (Various)

Rangers boss Ally McCoist has urged the club's supporters to make the Tannadice boycott a "one off". (Mail)

And McCoist won't criticise any Rangers fans who break the boycott in the Scottish Cup tie. (Scotsman)