Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers manager Ally McCoist is piecing together a shock move to bring Carlos Cuellar back to Ibrox. (The Record)

The Glasgow club's new owner Craig Whyte has promised McCoist at least £12m to spend on transfers in his first season. (The Record)

Whyte also says he'll foot any tax bill handed out to the Ibrox club as long as it doesn't force them into insolvency. (The Sun, The Herald, The Scotsman)

The Ibrox club will have to fight off interest from Italy and Belgium if they want to sign Israeli striker Tomer Hemed. (The Daily Mail)

Danny Wilson could be set for a return to Rangers from Liverpool if a deal to hang on to Kyle Bartley falls through. (The Herald)

St Johnstone boss Derek McInnes is on the final shortlist to become the new manager of Cardiff City. (The Express)

Scottish League President Jim Ballantyne has urged voters to back the SFA's reforms at their Hampden meeting today to stop the Scottish game becoming a laughing stock. (The Daily Mail)

Livingston chief executive Gordon McDougall has accused the SFA chief Stewart Regan of treating his members like schoolkids over proposals to restructure Scottish football. (The Record)

Dundee will complete the signing of striker Jake Hyde later this week. (The Record)

Dunfermline are set to seal the return of Paul Gallacher within the next 24 hours after he turned a new deal down with St Mirren. (The Record)

Aberdeen manager Craig Brown fears he could be priced out of a move for the former Rangers and Cardiff ace Gavin Rae. (The Record)

Bursaspor striker Kenny Miller has been told he has no chance of quitting the Turkish club by its president. (The Record)

Meanwhile, Rangers have snubbed a bid from Bursaspor to snap up full-back Steven Whittaker for £450,000. (The Sun)

Rangers defender Kirk Broadfoot has urged team-mate Madjid Bougherra to sort out his future and make his mind up about whether to stay at the Ibrox club. (The Sun)

Meanwhile, Rangers boss Ally McCoist is confident that Allan McGregor, Steven Davis and Steven Whittaker will all pen new deals. (The Express)

McCoist is also in the hunt for American midfielder Alejandro Bedoya according to his Swedish club Orebro, but have failed in their bid to sign former Celtic target Olivier Giroud. (The Express)

Hearts will make an appeal to Uefa to play their games at Tynecastle if they reach the group stages of the Europa League. (The Express)

Meanwhile, Rudi Skacel's agent has called on Hearts to reflect the midfielder's contribution to the side and increase his wages. (The Express)