Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Ally McCoist is ready to offer Kenny Miller a sensational return to Rangers. The 31-year-old is reported to be desperate to end his stay at Turkish side Bursaspor. (Various)

Ally McCoist insists Rangers have tabled their final offer to Gregg Wylde. The 20-year-old has so far refused to sign a three-year deal. (Various)

Freddie Ljungberg says he suffered sleepless nights over the way he was frozen out by Neil Lennon at Celtic. (Daily Express)

Neil Lennon has revealed how a glowing reference from Harry Redknapp convinced him to give the Croatian international keeper Stipe Pletikosa the chance to win a move to Celtic. (Various).

Victor Wanyama's agent has revealed how the defender move to Celtic was helped by ex-Rangers boss Alex McLeish. (The Sun)

St Mirren's pre-season plans have been rocked by the shock departure of assistant boss Iain Jenkins. (Daily Record)

St Mirren are set to sign Jeroen Tesselaar on a one-year deal. (The Sun)

The First Minister Alex Salmond has criticised Hearts over the handling of the Craig Thomson case. (Various)

Hearts winger Suso Santana has told the club he wants to return to Spain. (Various)

Hibs will step up their bid to sign Cillian Sheridan after being left with just one fit first-team striker. (Various)

Terry Butcher has been forced to bin sign ex-Arsenal full back Kerrea Gilbert amid fears over his fitness. (Various)

Dunfermline chairman John Yorkston has vowed St Johnstone will get their cash as part of the loan deal for Kevin Rutkiewicz. (Various)

Falkirk look set to take their fight for compensation over Mark Stewart to Fifa after being told by Bradford City to forget about receiving the cash for the striker. (Daily Express).

OTHER GOSSIP

Stephen Gallacher has a feeling that this could be his year to win The Open (The Sun)

Martin Laird believes he will be a contender for The Open - despite a poor record in the event and a lack of links experience. (Various)

Peter Whiteford has confessed that although he has been to The Open before he has never made it past the beer tent. (Various)

New Kelso chief Eugene Murnane has stunned Border rivals Hawick by luring their forwards Dave Lowrie and Ally Marsh to Poynder Park. (Various)

Graeme Dott has been forced out of the first ranking event of the new snooker season with injury. (The Sun).

Dario Franchitti has been dubbed the dirtiest driver in IndyCar. (The Sun)