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Walter Smith is set to quit his post as Rangers chairman after a weekend of bitter boardroom backstabbing. (The Daily Record)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist insists Walter Smith is the only man stopping the club from falling apart. (The Scottish Sun)

Meanwhile, Rangers fans are split on whether Ally McCoist should carry on in charge after Saturday's humiliation by Forfar. (The Scottish Sun)

Paul Murray's ambitions of seizing power at Ibrox could prove a non-starter due to his prior involvement with Rangers before the club was liquidated. (The Scottish Daily Mail)

Joe Ledley has urged Celtic to bring a swift end to the uncertainty surrounding his future at the club by extending his reputed £25,000 per week contract. (The Scottish Daily Mail)

Kelvin Wilson has told Celtic manager Neil Lennon he wants to leave the club and move to Nottingham Forest. (The Scottish Daily Express)

Wolves boss Kenny Jackett has cleared the way for Celtic to snap up £1.5m Kevin Doyle. (The Daily Record)

Marco van Basten has pleaded with his Heerenveen board not to sell striker Alfred Finnbogason to Celtic after the Icelandic star was linked with a move to Glasgow. (The Daily Record)

Hibs manager Pat Fenlon says he would have booed at the end of the defeat by Motherwell on Sunday had he been in the crowd. (The Scotsman)