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Southampton have launched a bid that could see Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama move on for a £10m Scottish record fee. (Sun)

Richie Brittain has signed a new contract at Ross County, despite entering into a pre-contract deal with St Johnstone in January, with the future of the midfielder no nearer to being resolved. (Sun)

Queen of the South boss Allan Johnston looks certain to be installed as the Kilmarnock manager this week. (Sun)

And Rugby Park chairman Michael Johnston is "astonished" to learn that John Gall, chairman of the company that makes the famous Killie pie, is plotting a takeover bid. (Daily Record)

Liutaurus Varanavicius, former chairman of Ukio Bankas - one of Hearts main creditors - says liquidation is inevitable for the troubled Tynecastle club. (Daily Mail)

Administrators for Ukio Bankas may move to sell Tynecastle Stadium separately from the club. (Daily Record)

Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher, who tore ankle ligaments on Scotland duty, hopes to be fit in time for the opening of next season. (Sun)

Former Scotland captain Barry Ferguson has extended his stay at Blackpool for anotehr year. (Scotsman)