Wednesday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Polish side Lech Poznan are preparing to make an offer to Dundee United left-back Barry Douglas. (Sun)

Burnley want soon to be out of contract Motherwell goalkeeper Darren Randolph. (Sun)

Veteran goalkeeper Rab Douglas and defender Davide Grassi are to be released by relegated Dundee at the end of the season. (Various)

Celtic legend Pat Bonner believes the club's keeper Fraser Forster will be in England's World Cup squad for next year. (Daily Express)

St Johnstone have offered Stevie May, 20, a new contract for next season after the striker's impressive form on loan at Hamilton. (Various)

Walter Smith is on the brink of quitting his director's role at Rangers since he is uneasy over the influence former chief executive Charles Green holds at board level. (Daily Record)

Meanwhile, Rangers chairman Malcolm Murray is battling to hold on to his chairman's job at Rangers, despite a bid from the board to remove him. (Various)

And Rangers will miss out on a planned move for Scotland defender Christophe Berra and Motherwell midfielder Nicky Law, with Ipswich chasing the former and Birmingham interested in the latter. (Sun)

Jordan Allan looks set for a summer move to Fulham after making his Airdrie United debut at the age of 14. (Daily Record)

Falkirk striker Lyle Taylor reckons he can make an impact for a SPL side next season. (Daily Record)

Goalkeeper Craig Gordon is taking inspiration from tennis star Rafa Nadal's comeback from a serious knee injury as he plans to overcome his own long-term injury problems. (Daily Express)

Fergie to retire? Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson's future is under intense speculation. (Various)

Former Scotland U21 international midfieler Scott Arfield has been released by Huddersfield. (Various)

Scotland striker Kenny Miller, playing for Vancouver Whitecaps, is the eighth highest paid player in the MLS. (Various)