Scottish Gossip: Celtic, McKay, Aberdeen, Ferguson, Hearts, St Johnstone

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Former Rangers captain Barry Ferguson believes the scrutiny at Celtic played a factor in Dominic McKay's decision to step down as chief executive. (Sun)external-link

McKay jumped before he was pushed as others in the Celtic hierarchy felt his appointment was not working. (Record)external-link

McKay's exit after 10 weeks in post could be the catalyst for further boardroom change at Celtic. (Glasgow Times)external-link

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Ex-Celtic striker Chris Sutton expects there to be a lot of speculation about the sudden departure but insists the well being of McKay and his family is the most important thing. (Sun)external-link

Sutton believes McKay leaves Celtic in a better place than when he arrived. (Record)external-link

Manager Ange Postecoglou believes the departures from his Celtic squad this summer have changed the dynamic of the group for the better. (Herald - subscription required)external-link

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Former Scotland manager Craig Brown believes Aberdeen midfielder Lewis Ferguson can thrive at international level after making his debut during the recent triple-header. (Press and Journal - subscription required)external-link

On-loan Wolves winger Austin Samuels is targeting a permanent move to Aberdeen at the end of the season. (Evening Express - subscription required)external-link

A quiet word from former Rangers team-mate Andy Halliday was key to Barrie McKay's decision to join the midfielder at Hearts. (Record)external-link

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Winger McKay was also linked with Hibernian before joining Hearts but says he cannot "let it affect me" if he is involved in Sunday's Edinburgh derby. (Scotsman - subscription required)external-link

St Johnstone are still in a good place despite the departures of Jason Kerr and Ali McCann, says captain Liam Craig. (Courier - subscription required)external-link

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