Sunday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Scotland manager Craig Levein has revealed that the English PFA is helping him unearth players for Scotland. (Sunday Mail)

Levein has also been scouting players in the USA with Scottish decendants in a bid to boost the national squad's strength. (News of the World, Scotland on Sunday)

Rangers' new scouting chief Neil Murray will also scour the globe to help find manager Ally McCoist some new talent. (News of the World)

McCoist is also on the hunt for Maccabi Haifa striker Tomer Hamed. (The Mail on Sunday)

Celtic will open talks this week with Emilio Izaguirre and Beram Kayal to ward off Premier League vultures. (Sunday Mail)

Police chiefs want clubs in Scotland to be docked points for thuggish behaviour by players and fans. (Sunday Mail)

Rangers' hopes of keeping a hold of Vladimir Weiss have been dealt a blow with news that the player wants a move to Spain. (News of the World)

Aberdeen's Zander Diamond is set to make a Bosman switch to Hearts when his contract expires. (News of the World)

Celtic's Scottish Cup win against Motherwell on Saturday means they will go straight into the fourth and final round of qualifying for the Europa League group stages. (Scotland on Sunday)