Friday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic boss Neil Lennon heads a four-man shortlist for the Everton managerial vacancy, with Wigan's Roberto Martinez, Swansea's Michael Laudrup and Porto's Vitor Pereira the others in contention. (Daily Mail)

But Hoops legend Danny McGrain hopes another season of Champions League football will ensure Neil Lennon opts to remain as the Parkhead club's manager. (Various)

New Manchester United boss David Moyes will earn £6m a year at Old Trafford and he could make Everton's Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini his primary signing targets. (Various)

Former Rangers youth coach Tommy Wilson says old friend David Moyes was instrumental in helping him get his new job at Major League Soccer side Philadelphia Union. (Daily Record)

Celtic manager Neil Lennon
Neil Lennon is on Everton's four-man shortlist to succeed David Moyes, according to the Daily Mail

Dundee chief executive Scot Gardiner held a series of talks with manager John Brown to persuade him not to quit football in the wake of his SFA charge over comments made about referee Alan Muir (Various)

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has hit back at claims that Dons midfielder Peter Pawlett is responsible for Dundee's relegation after diving to win a penalty, saying the Dens Park side had 36 league games to "sort their own mess out". (Various)

Dundee United boss Jackie McNamara insists he is not looking for any money from his former employers Partick Thistle. (Various)

Steven Mouyokolo, a French defender formerly of Hull City, is on trial at Celtic for a week. (Various)

Craig Levein is looking for a return to football management following his ill-fated Scotland tenure, but wants to take charge of a club in England or abroad. (Daily Record)

Hearts have given trials to Fulham defender James Musa and Arsenal midfielder Josh Rees. (Various)

Hibernian's on-loan winger Matt Done has four games to win a contract at Easter Road after being released by Barnsley. (Various)

Falkirk manager Gary Holt wants goalkeeper Michael McGovern and midfielder Stewart Murdoch to give an answer to their contract offers by the end of the month. (Various)

Cardiff City's Scottish full-back Kevin McNaughton has been rewarded with a new two-year contract. (Various)