Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers captain David Weir insists the Scottish Premier League would be out of order if they make Celtic play nine four games in nine days. (The Star)

Celtic defender Thomas Rogne insists the league leaders have the strength to cope with their gruelling pre-split fixture nightmare. (The Star)

Rangers manager-in-waiting ally McCoist has drawn up two transfer lists of high profile signings and bargain basement players depending on whether Craig Whyte's takeover goes ahead or not. (The Sun)

St Mirren manager Danny Lennon wants to secure hat-trick hero Michael Higdon on a new deal at the Paisley club. (The Star)

Hearts assistant manager Billy Brown believes the Tynecastle club would have been challenging for the title if Kevin Kyle had not been injured. (The Star)

Brazil streker Naymar has been booed by his own fans over speculation that he may leave Santos in a lucrative move to European football. (The Scotsman)

Rangers could still become the property of businessman Craig Whyte despite Monday's 'deadline' for a deal to be agreed passing. (The Scotsman)

The Scottish FA is awaiting reports from the SPL over the Craig Brown and John Boyle bust-up at the final whistle in Motherwell's 2-1 home win against Aberdeen. (The Scotsman)

Hamilton keeper Tomas Cerny insists it is crucial for the Lanarkshire club to hang on to manager Billy Reid even if they suffer relegation to the First Division. (The Herald)