Friday's Scottish Gossip

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Ross County paid £40,000 in order to buy captain Richard Brittain out of his pre-contract agreement with St Johnstone. (Various)

Hibs are weighing up a move for former Easter Road striker Chris Killen, who is available on a free after leaving Chinese outfit Chongqing. (Sun)

Hull City will sign former Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor for £1.5m later as the keeper seeks a fresh challenge after a spell in Turkey with Besiktas. (Various)

The Scottish Premier League and the Scottish Football League agreed to merge after a marathon meeting, but Annan chairman Henry McClelland conceded fans would view proceedings as "an absolute shambles". (Various)

Aberdeen's new signing Barry Robson insists the work ethic instilled by boss Derek McInnes could see the midfielder add to his 17 Scotland caps. (Record)

New Queen of the South manager Jim McIntyre is relishing the prospect of taking up the reins at the First Division outfit. (Various)

Fans' group Pars United are confident they will be able to pay the Dunfermline administrators' £250,000 bill. (Record)

OTHER GOSSIP

With Andy Murray tipped to go all the way to the Wimbledon final, tickets for the tennis spectacle are already being priced at nearly £5,000. (Scotsman)