Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers manager Ally McCoist could offer Madjid Bougherra a new contract and has no intention of selling the Algerian defender this summer. (Various)

Rangers are set to sign a second Spanish player in the space of a week with Raul Rodriguez of Espanyol close to joining Juanma Ortiz at Ibrox. (Various)

Celtic target Erik Huseklepp fears any move to Celtic could be delayed because Bari have increased their fee from £1.5million to £4m. (Daily Record)

Celtic manager Neil Lennon is interested in Derry City youngster James McClean but faces competition from West Ham and Everton. (Daily Record)

Hibernian chairman Rod Petrie has held clear-the-air talks with former manager John Hughes after he appeared to criticise Hughes in a statement on the club's website last week. (Various)

Dunfermline manager Jim McIntyre says going to the same pre-season camp as Everton illustrates their desire to make their mark back in the SPL. (Daily Star)

The Scotland captain Darren Ferguson has been left out of Manchester United's tour of the U.S.A. -raising fears he could be unavailable for Euro 2012 qualifying. (Daily Star)

Alex McLeish is set to make a £4 million bid to bring Tottenham's Scotland international Alan Hutton to Aston Villa. (Daily Star)

Scotland international James McFadden will pocket a £120,000 bonus from Birmingham City - despite not playing since September. (The Sun)


Dario Franchitti took another step towards retaining his Indy Car title with Victory in Toronto. (The Herald)

Andy Murray is taking a break from tennis before the US Open. The Scot broke down in tears after GB's Davis Cup victory at Braehead Arena. (Various)