Scottish Gossip: King wants "Oldco" Rangers back, and the Premiership title

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Owner Dave King says he wants to bring "Oldco" Rangers back. Rival supporters have chanted "You're not Rangers anymore" at matches since their liquidation. (Daily Record)external-link

King also believes Mark Warburton can lead Rangers to the Scottish Premiership title next season. (Scotsman)external-link

And, King also claimed Celtic did Rangers a favour by signing Scott Allan, as it was preferable to him staying at Easter Road and derailing their promotion bid. (Herald)external-link

Ronny Deila believes new Celtic signing Jozo Simunovic will become a £13 million star just like former defender Virgil van Dijk. The Croatian signed for £5.5m on transfer deadline day and could make his debut tomorrow against Aberdeen. (Daily Record)external-link

Celtic have been accused of missing out on Nantes defender Papy Djilobodji by delaying. He eventually signed for Chelsea for £4m. (Sun)external-link

New Hearts signing Danny Swanson
New Hearts signing Danny Swanson

Malmo boss Age Hareide has backed Molde to beat Celtic in the Europa League, and said the key to beating them is to outrun them. (Herald)external-link

New Hearts signing Danny Swanson has revealed his dad runs a Hibs pub, but says his mum's side of the family are all Jambos. (Scotsman)external-link

Hibs manager Alan Stubbs said Derek Riordan, who is training with the club, would need to "blow the house down" in order to win a deal at Easter Road. (Scotsman)external-link

Former Scotland international Scott Robertson is a free agent after ripping up his contract with Romanian side FC Botosani after just three months.(Scotsman)external-link


John Hardie, Scotland's so-called "Kilted Kiwi", has been tipped to become a crowd favourite by coach Vern Cotter. Hardie only qualifies to play for Scotland through his Fife grandmother. (Daily Record)external-link

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