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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Kilmarnock are willing to spend big to bring released Blackburn striker David Goodwillie to Rugby Park and partner him with last season's top scorer Kris Boyd, who has been offered a new contract. Daily Express

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes expects to hear next week whether Boyd will agree to a move to Pittodrie. Daily Record (print edition)

Kris Boyd
Decision time: Boyd has offers to consider

Celtic's Polish goalkeeper Lukasz Zaluska is a target for Israeli side Maccabi Haifa. Daily Record (print edition)

Alan Stubbs is set to be named the new Hibernian manager after the Everton Under-21 boss impressed during talks.Daily Mail

Rangers supporters have questioned the need for a chief football operations officer after the club held talks over the position with former Ibrox midfielder Christian Nerlinger.Daily Record

And Nerlinger is close to taking on the new role at Rangers. Sun (print edition)

New Hearts midfielder Margaro Gomis had no doubts about joining the Tynecastle side, despite their relegation to the Scottish Championship.The Herald

Defender Danny Grainger has left Dunfermline to join his boyhood heroes, Carlisle United.Daily Record (print edition)

Former Hibs boss Pat Fenlon could get a route back into football with Sligo Rovers.Irish Independent

New Clyde player-manager Barry Ferguson has revealed he turned down opportunities to play in Malaysia and USA before taking on the post at Broadwood.Daily Record

OTHER GOSSIP

Andy Murray believes the nerve-shredding experience of winning Wimbledon last summer gives him an edge ahead of this year's tournament. Daily Record