Wednesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers manager Ally McCoist has told Bursaspor and all other predators to keep their hands off Steven Whittaker. (The Star)

Scottish referees have denied making demands to have their match feees increased to £1000 per game. (The Herald)

Celtic's Efrain Juarez has put his move to Real Zaragoza on hold until after the Gold Cup. (The Herald)

Aston Villa's Carlos Cuellar admits he could return to Rangers for another crack at the SPL. (The Sun)

Scottish referees will be given greater protection by the SFA after yesterday's meeting at Hampden with managers banned from speaking about them ahead of matches. (The Star)

Scotland number one Craig Gordon's Sunderland future has been plunged into doubt after the Black Cats swooped for Celtic target Keiren Westwood. (The Star)

Rangers supporters should have no fears about Rangers Group director Andrew Ellis, according to former Northampton Town chief executive Gary Hodder who was sacked by the businessman at Christmas. (The Star)

Aberdeen keeper Jamie Langfield will visit a top London specialist next week to try and get to the bottom of his mysterious seizure last week. (The Star)

Dundee are set to seal the signings of Steven Milne and Ryan Conroy. (The Sun)

Hearts insist no-one will be leaving the Edinburgh club on the cheap with Rangers chasing Lee Wallace, while Marian Kello and Marius Zaliukas are also attracting interest. (The Sun)

St Mirren hope to do a deal with Kilmarnock for Scotland keeper Cammy Bell as a replacement for Paul Gallacher who is signing for Dunfermline. (The Mail)

Charlton have offered Gavin Rae a deal that could scupper Aberdeen's move bid to land the former Dundee and Rangers midfielder. (The Record)