Scottish Gossip: Hearts, Celtic, Rangers Ross County, St Mirren

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Hearts have made a move for Swedish goalkeeper Viktor Norling, once briefly on loan at Celtic, with the 25-year-old expected in Edinburgh next week to meet manager Robbie Neilson. (Daily Express)

Ross County are considering a safe standing area in the Jail End of their ground and will monitor how Celtic get on with their installation of rail seating for next season. (Daily Record)

Ross County and Kilmarnock are leading the chase for Motherwell winger Lionel Ainsworth, who has a year of his Fir Park contract to run. (Sun)

Stoke City are weighing up a move for Dundee United's teenage defender Harry Souttar. (Sun)

Former striker Mark Hateley backs Joey Barton and Clint Hill to have a big impact at Rangers next season, with the English duo bringing a wealth of experience. (Various)

New manager Neil Lennon will toughen Hibernian up and bring a winning mentality to Easter Road, says striker James Keatings. (Various)

Hibs chief executive Leeann Demspter insists Neil Lennon's Euro 2016 punditry work for the BBC will not impede the club's summer recruitment. (Daily Record)

Celtic are to receive a £1.1m windfall from the sale of former midfielder Victor Wanyama as Tottenham prepare to pay Southampton £11m for the 25-year-old. (Daily Record)

Released Celtic striker Anthony Stokes has completed a three-year deal with Blackburn Rovers. (Various)

Defender Coll Donaldson is refusing to give up on his Dundee United career after being told he was free to move on after relegation to the Championship. (Herald)

St Mirren have gone beyond their 1,000-member target for a proposed takeover bid, which will see fans pay a monthly subscription with the aim of taking a 20% stake in the Paisley club and having the option to assume full control within 10 years. (Herald)

Kenny Arthur is back at Partick Thistle, where he spent 10 years as a player, in the role of goalkeeper coach. (Sun)

Goalkeeper Lee Robinson has returned to Queen of the South for a third spell following a 12-month absence from football. (Various)


Scottish hurdler Eilidh Doyle is pleased that the ban imposed on Russia has not been lifted in time for the Olympics but says it is only the first step in restoring trust to athletics. (Various)

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