Scottish Gossip: Scott Brown, Celtic, Rangers, match-fixing in Scotland's group

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Fifa is investigating match-fixing claims arising from Lithuania's 2-0 win over Malta in Scotland and England's World Cup qualifying group. (Sun)

"I think it's just for this game," says Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers of captain Scott Brown coming out of international retirement to face England at Wembley. (Scotland on Sunday)

Purchased for a £500,000 development fee, Celtic striker Moussa Dembele is now valued at £40m with Chelsea and Manchester City ready to battle with Real Madrid for the 20-year-old. (Sunday Express)

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes slams referee Steven McLean for missing a tug on Graeme Shinnie that he thinks should have given his side an 89th-minute penalty in yesterday's 1-0 loss to Celtic. (Sun)

Should Aberdeen have had a late penalty on Saturday?
Should Aberdeen have had a late penalty on Saturday?

Rangers boss Mark Warburton has no doubts that skipper Lee Wallace can step in for Scotland in the absence of injured left-backs Andrew Robertson and Kieran Tierney. (Sunday Herald)

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers hints that there is no place for 33-year-old playmaker Kris Commons in his plans. (Scotland on Sunday)

"We would like a bit more atmosphere to gee the players on a bit," Hibs boss Neil Lennon urges fans to make more noise at Easter Road. (Scotland on Sunday)

Celtic defender Kolo Toure is set to return for Tuesday's Champions League visit to Borussia Monchengladbach despite his two costly errors against the German side in Glasgow. (Sunday Express)

Gladbach failed to score for a fourth successive Bundesliga game as they were held to a frustrating draw by Eintracht Frankfurt on Friday. (Sunday Herald)

Kris Commons
Commons has not played for Celtic at all this season

Scotland will call up Swansea's Stephen Kingsley for next month's clash with England, with Charlie Mulgrew, now at Blackburn, also being considered as cover at left-back. (Sunday Mail)

Rangers set the benchmark for the rest of the season with their 3-0 win over Kilmarnock says midfielder Jason Holt. (Mail on Sunday, print edition)

"Individual errors are giving us a mountain to climb," laments Ross County manager Jim McIntrye after Saturday's 4-1 loss at Motherwell saw them drop to 11th place in the Premiership. (Scotland on Sunday)

Dundee boss Paul Hartley said clear-the-air talks with his players helped set up Saturday's 1-0 win at Hamilton - their first victory since the opening day of the season. (Sun)

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