Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers will this week give a trial to Sweden Under-21 striker Joe Sise, currently with Halmstads. (Various)

Celtic duo Mohamed Bangura and Glenn Loovens will have their respective knee and hamstring injuries assessed today. (Various)

Meanwhile, midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng believes Celtic's next three matches are "crucial" to their season. Celtic face Hibernian twice inside four days in the League Cup and then the league before the return Europa League match against Rennes. (Daily Record)

And Ki feels every league game between now and the next Old Firm match is a 'must-win' for Celtic. (Various)

Aberdeen manager Craig Brown believes Ryan Jack was harshly yellow-carded for celebrating his equalising goal in the eventual 2-1 defeat. Jack picked up a second booking late in the match as the Dons were reduced to 10 men. (Various)

Former Aberdeen manager Mark McGhee has launched a blistering attack on the Pittodrie club and its chairman Stewart Milne. He said: "Within the club there is no strong influence. I should have thought twice before taking the job." (Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy insists withdrawing from the European Championships due to illness will not harm his chances of competing in next summer's Olympics in London. (Scotsman)