Scottish Gossip: Coronavirus, SPFL, Celtic, Hibernian, Hearts

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The option to 'null and void' campaign 2019-20 will not be on the table at a full SPFL board meeting on Monday and when all clubs join together to discuss a way forward from the current shutdown. (Daily Record)external-link

Celtic could move for Republic of Ireland pair Robbie Brady and Jeff Hendrick on a free transfer, but face English Premier League competition for the Barnsley duo. (TeamTalk)external-link

Top earners at Hibernian have agreed to take big pay cuts to help save jobs at Easter Road. (Sun)external-link

Hibernian are expected to announce an agreement between the club and players that will see a percentage of their wages deferred until football kicks off once again. (Edinburgh Evening News)external-link

Former Celtic defender Mikael Lustig has urged Scottish Professional Football League chiefs to follow Belgium's example and crown the current leaders as Scottish Premiership champions. (Daily Record)external-link

Former SPL chief Roger Mitchell insists Scottish officials should ignore Celtic's title issue and focus on the relegation threat Hearts face. (Sun)external-link

Hearts manager Daniel Stendel has plans to restructure his team by playing more youngsters alongside a few experienced anchors. (Edinburgh Evening News)external-link

QPR boss Mark Warburton, formerly in charge at Rangers, feels pushing back plans and aiming for a realistic restarting time for football will give the game a chance to try to get affairs in order and also allow people to concentrate on what really matters at the moment. (Daily Record)external-link

Chairman Gary Deans has confirmed that "almost" all Falkirk staff, including players and the management duo of David McCracken and Lee Miller, have been placed on furlough leave. (Herald)external-link

Raith Rovers chairman Bill Clark believes there is no chance that the current campaign will be played to a finish - and fears football could be written off until January. (Herald)external-link

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