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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers are considering a summer move for 29-year-old Scotland midfielder Graham Dorrans, who appears likely to be allowed to leave Norwich City after two years with the English Championship club.(Scottish Sun)external-link

Promoted Hibernian want to sign 23-year-old Polish former Charlton Athletic striker Piotr Parzyszek, who has scored 25 goals for De Graafschap this season, when his contract ends this summer. (Daily Express, print edition)

Hibernian are poised to secure the signature of Danny Swanson, the 30-year-old midfielder who is out of contract with St Johnstone this summer, on a pre-contract agreement. (Scottish Sun, print edition)

St Johnstone will hand midfielder Chris Millar a testimonial after the 34-year-old midfielder agreed a new one-year contract that will take him into a 10th season at McDiarmid Park. (Scottish Sun)external-link

Forward Niall McGinn, who had been doubtful with a groin problem, has handed Aberdeen a boost ahead of Saturday's Scottish Cup semi-final by declaring himself fit to face Hibernian at Hampden.(Daily Record)external-link

Rangers left-back Myles Beerman, who joined Rangers from Manchester City last summer, will be offered a new contract after the 18-year-old broke into the first team in recent weeks. (Scottish Sun)external-link

Norwich City's Graham Dorrans celebrates
Norwich City's Graham Dorrans is being linked with Rangers

Myles Beerman was run ragged by Celtic's Patrick Roberts when he faced the Englishman for Malta at under-17 level in 2014, but Rangers team boss Pedro Caixinha thinks the full-back is better prepared for the challenge ahead of Sunday's Scottish Cup semi-final.(Daily Record)external-link

Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha has challenged Celtic counterpart Brendan Rodgers to join him in revealing his starting XI in advance of Sunday's Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden. (The Scotsman)external-link

Pedro Caixinha is happy to name his Rangers team ahead of kick-off on Sunday if Celtic's Brendan Rodgers does the same before the Scottish Cup semi-final.(Daily Record)external-link

Former Celtic manager Ronny Deila says his successor, Brendan Rodgers, is the best boss in British football. (Daily Record)external-link

Former Rangers manager Ally McCoist believes current boss Pedro Caixinha can mastermind a victory over Celtic in Sunday's Scottish Cup semi-final.(Scottish Sun)external-link

Pedro Caixinha is first at Rangers' training ground in the morning and last to leave as the Portuguese coach looks to find a way of beating Celtic in Sunday's Scottish Cup semi-final. (The Herald)external-link

St Johnstone midfielder Danny Swanson
St Johnstone midfielder Danny Swanson is being linked with Hibernian

Winger Michael O'Halloran, disciplined by Rangers earlier this month for failing to report to play in a Development League fixture, is back in the first team squad for the Scottish Cup semi-final. (The Scotsman, print edition)

Striker Moussa Dembele says the recent 1-1 league draw with Rangers was no wake up call for Celtic as he and his team-mates already knew they had to be at their 100% best against any side in the Scottish Premiership. (The Scotsman)external-link

Jim Jefferies says he knew that new Dundee manager Neil McCann had the credentials to become a team boss when he offered to learn from him at Dunfermline Athletic free of charge.(Scottish Sun)external-link

OTHER GOSSIP

Musselburgh Racecourse is heading into limbo as the result of a damaging civil war between racing professionals and local councillors on the committee that runs the track.(The National)external-link

Rugby League is poised to introduce a Six Nations Championship - and it could be in place as early as next year - while a revival of its British Lions is also being planned. (The Herald)external-link

Scottish MMA star Paul Craig will return to action in Glasgow after the UFC announced the first three fights for their show at the SSE Hydro on Sunday 16 July.(Daily Record)external-link

Scottish tennis player Jocelyn Rae is confident as she and her Great Britain colleagues prepare to face Romania in their Fed Cup World Group II play-off tie against Romania this weekend. (The Herald)external-link

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