Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Rangers, Hearts, Naismith, Hayes, Aberdeen, Motherwell, Kilmarnock, Gallagher, Dorsch, Heidenheim

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Celtic are considering a January move for former Bayern Munich midfielder Niklas Dorsch, the 21-year-old now playing for Bundesliga 2 club Heidenheim and who has a £3.2m release clause. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has hinted at a new contract for Jonny Hayes, despite the 32-year-old wide man spending much of his time as a substitute since signing from Aberdeen in 2017. (Daily Record)external-link

Scotland winger Ryan Fraser is moving closer to securing a move from Bournemouth to Liverpool. (TalkSportexternal-link)

Kilmarnock manager Angelo Alessio is trying to find an available free agent to sign after being left with Dario Del Fabro as his only fit central defender. (Evening Express)external-link

Hearts have welcomed Steven Naismith's Scotland call-up after talks between the Tynecastle club's caretaker manager, Austin MacPhee, and national head coach Steve Clarke, the forward having being named in the squad for forthcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers despite managing just 37 minutes of football in two months because of a hamstring problem. (The Scotsman)external-link

Aberdeen are waiting to find out the full extent of Zak Vyner's injury following a scan of the on-loan Bristol City defender's shoulder, the 22-year-old having already missed the weekend win over Ross County. (Daily Express, print edition)

Rangers have handed out an indefinite ban to a supporter who was arrested for an alleged disorder offence after scenes that following their team's late winner in a 2-1 win over Kilmarnock in August. (Scottish Sun)external-link

Two Celtic fans groups boycotted the silence for remembrance at Celtic Park, waiting in the concourse before taking their seats ahead of kick-off against Motherwell, with the Green Brigade also being heard to sing an anti-Poppy Day song. (Scottish Sun)external-link

Motherwell fans were left angry after Declan Gallagher was the only member of their starting line-up that did not have a poppy on his shirt for the Remembrance Sunday fixture against Celtic, but it was simply down to the poppy sticker falling off the 28-year-old defender's jersey before kick-off. (Scottish Sun)external-link

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