Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Hibs, Johnson, Postecoglou, Rangers, Bassey, Aberdeen, Ferguson, Strachan

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Hibernian are in advanced talks with Lee Johnson as they look to finalise a deal for their prospective new manager. (Record)external-link

Ange Postecoglou is to have talks over a new contract after leading Celtic to a league and League Cup double in his first season as manager. (Record)external-link

Captain Callum McGregor believes Celtic will have to be even better to defend their Scottish Premiership title. (Sun)external-link

Tom Rogic's throwback post on social media leads to speculation he may be leaving Celtic. (Record)external-link

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Rangers have earned more money from their run to the Europa League final than they would have reaching the group stages of the Champions League this season, says managing director Stewart Robertson. (Sun)external-link

Eintracht Frankfurt coach Oliver Glasner says winger Jesper Lindstrom will be given every chance to get fit for Wednesday's Europa League final with Rangers. (Herald - subscription required)external-link

Manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst believes Rangers' Europa League final with Eintracht Frankfurt is "50-50", believing there are no favourites in finals. (Sun)external-link

Forward Kemar Roofe is training on his own as he seeks to regain fitness for Rangers' meeting with Frankfurt in Seville on Wednesday. (Scotsman - subscription required)external-link

Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard is considering moves for Rangers' Calvin Bassey and Bologna's Scottish defender Aaron Hickey as he looks for a new left-back. (Telegraph - subscription required)external-link

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Hearts right-back Michael Smith, who returned from injury against Motherwell on Wednesday, reveals a family trip to a trampoline park left him fearing his career would be over. (Scotsman - subscription required)external-link

Ilmari Niskanen targets silverware with Dundee United after helping them qualify for next season's Europa Conference League qualifiers. (Courier - subscription required)external-link

Jurgen Klopp has given the green light for Liverpool to battle Leeds United to sign Aberdeen's Scottish defender Calvin Ramsay, 18. (Mirror)external-link

Lewis Ferguson hints he could be ready to leave Aberdeen this summer. (Herald - subscription required)external-link

Cagliari are expected to launch a £3.5m bid for Scotland midfielder Ferguson. (Press and Journal - subscription required)external-link

James Brown says play-off bound St Johnstone know their survival bid is only half done. (Courier - subscription required)external-link

Gordon Strachan is expected to move into a director of football-type role at Dundee and lead the club's search for a new manager. (Courier - subscription required)external-link

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