Scottish Gossip: McTominay, Scotland, Rodgers, Arsenal, Brown, Tierney

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

National head coach Alex McLeish will travel to Manchester United's training ground to discover whether their midfielder Scott McTominay wants to play for Scotland. (Daily Record)

Scotland would be getting a superstar if McTominay elected to play for them, according to his former United youth team-mate and current Hearts player Demi Mitchell. (Sun)

Scott McTominay
McTominay was born in England but is the grandson of Scots

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is among the contenders to replace manager Arsene Wenger at Arsenal. (Daily Mail)

Former Liverpool boss Rodgers is on a four-man short-list that also includes Joachim Low, Leonardo Jardim and former Rangers midfielder Mikel Arteta. (Daily Express)

Rangers manager Graeme Murty has thanked Celtic captain Scott Brown for his Scotland service now that the midfielder has retired from international football and Murty wants midfield players at Ibrox to push for a place in the national side. (Daily Record)

Murty believes Rangers pair Greg Docherty and Ryan Jack have the long-term potential to become Scotland regulars in Brown's central midfield area. (Daily Mail)

Brendan Rodgers and Scott Brown
Rodgers has backed Brown's international retirement but will the Celtic boss be heading back to England?

Boss Brendan Rodgers has backed Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney to take over Brown's armband in the Scotland team. (Sun)

Rodgers says Brown's international retirement is "great news" for Celtic. (National)

And the Celtic manager does not expect the midfielder to be lured back to the international scene again. (Daily Mail)

Hibernian head coach Neil Lennon faces a notice of complaint from the Scottish FA following his weekend criticism of referee Kevin Clancy in the wake of Hibs' 2-2 draw with Kilmarnock, a match in which he was sent to the stand. (Sun)

Dundee United have sold their Gussie Park training facility to director and shareholder Mike Martin for around £1m. (Daily Record)

The sale of Gussie Park - renamed the GA Arena - means the Scottish Championship outfit can pay off a secured loan they have against the property and put cash into the club. (Sun)

On-loan Queens Park Rangers midfielder Sean Goss, who joined Rangers for the rest of the season in January, is wanted on a permanent deal by the Ibrox club. (Herald)

Sean Goss
Goss has made seven appearances since moving to Ibrox, scoring once

Rangers midfielder Niko Kranjcar, 33, will consider his future in football at the end of the season, according to his father. (Scotsman)

Left-back Declan John faces a fitness race to be ready for Rangers' meeting with Celtic next month after sustaining a groin injury. (Daily Record)

RUGBY UNION GOSSIP

Scotland and Glasgow Warriors back-row forward Ryan Wilson faces a minimum four-week ban if found guilty of alleged foul play in Saturday's defeat of England. (Scotsman)

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