Scottish Gossip: Rangers, Senderos, Celtic, Brown, Hibs, Graham

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers will turn to former Arsenal defender Philippe Senderos, who has been training with the Ibrox club, after a proposed move for Joleon Lescott fell through. (Daily Record)

Senderos, 31, will sign a two-year contract with Rangers within the next 48 hours. (Sun)

Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo insists Lescott's move to Rangers collapsed because the 34-year-old failed to agree personal terms, rather than failing a medical. (Daily Express)

Philippe Senderos
Senderos training with Rangers on Thursday

Centre-half Danny Wilson is at ease with Rangers' attempts to sign more defenders. (Herald)

And Wilson, 24, has vowed not to lose his place in Mark Warburton's side. (Daily Mail)

Hearts striker Juanma Delgado has travelled to Belgium to discuss a move to Waasland-Beveren. (Scotsman)

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers feels 31-year-old captain and midfielder Scott Brown, who has retired from Scotland duty, can play until he's 35 - but as a central defender. (Sun)

Scott Brown and Brendan Rodgers
Brown's focus is now on his club career with Rodgers' Celtic

Hibernian are in talks to sign striker Brian Graham from Ross County. (Scotsman)

RUGBY GOSSIP

Edinburgh head coach Alan Solomons praised young players like Jamie Ritchie and Magnus Bradbury following Friday's 33-28 friendly defeat by Saracens, and said of the performance: "We were not disgraced." (Herald)

Glasgow Warriors will play the opening match of this season's European Rugby Champions Cup when they host Leicester on 14 October. (Herald)

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