Tuesday's Scottish Gossip

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Chief executive Peter Lawwell insists it will take something "special" to tempt Neil Lennon away from Celtic as the manager is linked with Sunderland. (Various)

Chief executive Stewart Regan defends the Scottish FA's under-fire disciplinary process, saying there is no "trial by TV". (Daily Record)

Regan also claims PFA Scotland have snubbed repeated attempts to get ex-players involved in the disciplinary process. (Daily Express)

And Regan says Glasgow will have a better chance of being a Euro 2020 host city if London is also selected. (Various)

St Johnstone have signed 21-year-old free agent George Bowerman, with the striker released from Walsall in the summer. (Daily Record)

Celtic striker Teemu Pukki hopes to shine in the forthcoming games against Morton and Kilmarnock to prove he is worth a Champions League startting place against Barcelona. (Various)

Celtic boss Neil Lennon watched Champions League rivals Ajax lose 4-0 to PSV at the weekend and described the Amsterdam side as "a little bit lightweight". (Sun)

Shaun Maloney is a major doubt for Scotland's final World Cup qualifier as the Wigan midfielder struggles with a back injury. (Various)

Southampton left-back Matty Targett impressed for Scotland U19s this month but has decided to pursue a career with England. (Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

Four Scots - Stephen Gallacher, Paul Lawrie, Marc Warren and Scott Jamieson - are in the 10-man GB & Ireland team for golf's Seve Trophy, with Sam Torrance captaining. (Various)