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Barcelona are weighing up a move for Celtic's Georgios Samaras as the Catalans seek a more direct forward for Gerardo Martino's side. (Various)

Rangers boss Ally McCoist has welcomed the move to bring exiled millionaire Dave King back to Ibrox as chairman. (Various)

Kilmarnock have received £1m from a local businessman with chairman Michael Johnston hoping others will follow suit. (Record)

Beating Croatia for a second time in World Cup qualifying would prove Scotland are genuine contenders to qualify for Euro 2016, according to James Morrison. (Record)

Former Rangers striker Nacho Novo, who has been searching for a new club since being released by Huesca, is expected to sign for Championship outfit Morton. (Various)

Former Rangers defender David Weir insists he won't quit as Sheffield United boss despite sitting third from bottom of English League One. (Sun)