Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers keeper Allan McGregor has opened talks with the Ibrox club about signing a new four-year deal. (The Star)

Motherwell have demanded a 50/50 split of tickets for next month's Scottish Cup final against Celtic at Hampden. (The Star)

Scottish Premier League clubs are on the verge of civil war as plans for a two-tier league setup lies in tatters. (The Star)

The prospect of a 10-team SPL is loking distant after clubs failed to reach an agremeement in a meeting at Hampden on Monday. (The Scotsman)

Rangers defender Madjid Bougherra has been warned by manager Walter Smith that the club can't afford to sell him unless there's a breakthrough in the takeover saga at Ibrox. (The Star)

St Mirren have offered Australian youngster Aaron Mooy a new deal with the Paisley outfit. (The Star)

Rangers striker El Hadji-Diouf's capacity to court controversy has taken another twist after he expressed admiration for his "friend" Colonel Gaddafi. (The Mail, The Record, The Sun)

Celtic will lose midfielder Joe Ledley for up to three matches in the title run-in after he injured a hamstring in Sunday's Scottish Cup semi-final victory against Aberdeen. (The Mail)

East Stirlingshire's future could be in doubt after plans to move the club under the control of supporters were shelved. (The Mail)

Hibernian have told keeper Graeme Smith his contract will not be renewed at the end of the season. (The Mail)