Friday's Scottish Gossip
Twenty Scottish Football League clubs could face a bleak future if the 10 First Division sides break away to form the second tier of the Scottish Premier League.
Hearts are facing a £2.5m shortfall as they attempt to break even next season and will seek help from fans to plug the gap.
Meanwhile, the Tynecastle club's manager Gary Locke wants to bring in former Hearts team-mate David Weir as his assistant.
Aberdeen are in signing talks with out-of-contract striker John Sutton, who has featured for Motherwell and Hearts in recent years.
Hibernian striker Leigh Griffiths would happily swap all his player of the year awards for a Scottish Cup winners' medal when his side take on Celtic on Sunday.
Honduran midfielder Arnold Parelta is close to joining Rangers for next season's Second Division campaign.
And the Ibrox side have opened talks with free agent Chris Humphrey, who has spent the last four years with Motherwell.
Former Celtic striker Pierre van Hooijdonk says Rangers "spent too much" during his time in Glasgow and has equated such actions with doping in cycling.
Olympic bronze-winning medallist Beth Tweddle has hinted she may feature at next year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.