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New St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright turned down the chance to join former manager Steve Lomas at Millwall. (Various)

St Mirren have been told they need to pay £400,000 if they want to sign Esmael Goncalves, who was on loan last season from Rio Ave in Portugal. (Daily Record)

But Aberdeen are trying to line up a loan bid for Goncalves for next season. (Sun)

Iain Vigurs has passed a medical at Motherwell but has yet to agree a contract after leaving Ross County under freedom of contract. (Daily Express)

St Mirren are closing in on a move for goalkeeper Steve Simonsen who ended last season playing for Dundee. (Daily Express)

More than 4000 fans have pledged financial support in a scheme for supporter ownership at troubled Hearts. (Various)

And the Foundation of Hearts organisation say they will be ready to make "a realistic bid" to by the Tynecastle club by the end of this month. (Scotsman)

New Inverness signing Curtis Allen says he knocked back interest from Swansea in order to move to the Highlands from Coleraine. (Daily Record)