Scottish Gossip: Rangers manager search, Celtic eye Norwegian striker

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Rangers director Paul Murray has told fans that the club intends to announce a new manager on Friday. (Sunday Mail)

Celtic will play a series of pre-season friendlies at St Mirren Park while a new pitch at Celtic Park is being laid. (Various)

Celtic are keeping tabs on 21-year-old Norwegian striker Veton Berisha, who is soon to be out of contract at Viking Stavanger. (Sun)

Angry Dundee midfielder Jim McAlister is urging Dundee United striker Nadir Ciftci to admit that he bit him during the last Tayside derby of the season. (Sunday Mail)

Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson is in Australia in a bid to resurrect his takeover of A-League side Newcastle Jets. (Sunday Mail)

Former Ross County skipper Richard Brittain is making a surprise move to Highland League champions Brora Rangers. (Various)

Manager Gordon Strachan says Charlie Mulgrew is in contention to start the key Euro 2016 qualifier against Republic of Ireland next weekend after the Celtic man came through 90 minutes against Qatar on Friday. (Various)

Scotland will be guaranteed a place in pot two for next month's World Cup qualifying draw if they win in Dublin. (Various)

Striker Greig Spence is joining Cowdenbeath after leaving Alloa Athletic. (Sunday Herald)