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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic assistant manager John Collins insists it would take "crazy" money for the club to consider selling off Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk this summer. (Various)

Preston striker Andy Little says he was stunned when Rangers decided not to offer him a new contract this summer. (Daily Record)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist is ready to step up his bid to land out-of-contract midfielder Don Cowie this week. (Scottish Sun)

David Clarkson is determined to prove he is not injury prone after joining former club Motherwell for their pre-season training camp in Portugal. (Daily Record)

Kilmarnock are lining up striker Lee Miller, who was recently released by Carlisle, as a replacement for Kris Boyd. (Scottish Sun)

Dundee are ready to snap up freed St Mirren midfielder Gary Harkins for the third time. (Scottish Sun)

Burnley are preparing another bid for Scotland midfielder Craig Bryson, after Derby booted out the Premier League new boys' original offer of £750,000. (Scottish Sun)

Scotland star Robert Snodgrass will today put pen to paper on an £8m switch to Hull City from Norwich, with former Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty arriving at Carrow Road as his replacement. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

Defending champion Andy Murray reckons the calming influence of new coach Amelie Mauresmo can help him net the Wimbledon title this year again. (Daily Record)

And Murray's former coach Brad Gilbert believes the Scot in great shape to make it two SW19 titles on the spin. (Scottish Daily Mail)

Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard told Ricky Burns' manager Alex Morrison that his fighter should move up from lightweight to welterweight to get his career back on track, following the Scot's defeat by Dejan Zlaticanin on Friday night. (Scottish Sun)