Saturday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Celtic full-back Emilio Izaguirre claims he is wanted by Manchester United. (Sun)

Celtic manager Neil Lennon says Izaguirre and midfielder Beram Kayal will sign new contracts within days. (Daily Record)

West Brom last night failed with a bid for Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor. (Sun)

McGregor is on the verge of agreeing a new contract that will keep him at Ibrox until 2016. (Herald)

Goalkeeper Fraser Forster is unhappy that Newcastle have turned down Celtic's £1.5m bid for him. (Daily Express)

Rangers captain David Weir has had offers from elsewhere but the 41-year-old is not ready to call time on his Ibrox career. (Daily Express)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist insists £3m is too steep an asking price for Aston Villa defender Carlos Cuellar. (Daily Record)

Released Hibs striker Colin Nish is on the brink of signing for League One side Hartlepool. (Sun)

Motherwell are pondering a move for Rotherham midfielder Nicky Law. (Sun)

And Steve Jennings is ready to sign a new deal at Fir Park. (Daily Express)

Israeli midfielder Lior Rafaelov claims he snubbed Celtic and Rangers to make a £1.6m move to Belgian side Club Brugges. (Daily Record/Sun)

New Celtic signing Adam Matthews reckons his former Cardiff team-mate Jay Bothroyd would be the perfect partner for Hoops forward Gary Hooper. (Various)

Liverpool are close to completing an £8m transfer for Scotland and Blackpool playmaker Charlie Adam. (Daily Mail)

Peterhead are lining up an ambitious move for released Aberdeen midfielder Derek Young after landing in-demand striker Rory McAllister. (Sun)

Queen of the South have signed striker Kevin Smith from Notts County. (Daily Express)

Released Hibs keeper Thomas Flynn is expected to join Cowdenbeath. (Daily Record)