Saturday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Scotland manager Craig Levein believes he has the best group of midfield players the nation has had in 20 years. (Various)

Levein has not ruled out turning to veteran Rangers captain Davie Weir to help Scotland towards Euro 2012 due to the frailty of his defensive cover. (Various)

Striker Kenny Miller insists he will never quit Scotland as he savours the most satisfying spell of his 10-year international career. (Daily Record)

Aberdeen have failed in a bold bid to take Russell Anderson back to Pittodrie, with the defender choosing to stay at Derby. (Sun/Daily Record)

Blackburn may try to hijack Hibs striker Derek Riordan's proposed move to MLS side Houston Dynamo. (Daily Record)

Celtic's hopes of signing striker Erik Huseklepp from Bari may be dashed since Norwegian club Brann say the Italians are three months behind on their payments for the player they signed in January. (Sun)

Kyle Bartley could return to Rangers on a permanent basis after the defensive midfielder was told he has no future at Arsenal. (Daily Express)

Hearts owner Vladimir Romanov has warned the SPL not to pander to the Old Firm on league reconstruction. (Various)

St Johnstone have emerged as favourites to sign Brechin City striker Rory McAllister. (The Courier)

Inverness Caley Thistle chairman George Fraser expects the first of the new players at the Highland club to start arriving next week. (Press & Journal)