Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Kvistgaarden, Kewell, Rangers, Lundstram, Hearts, McKay, Hibs, Boyle

Celtic are linked with Brondby’s Danish striker Mathias Kvistgaarden, valued at £8.5m, in the January transfer window. (Sun)external-link

Meanwhile, the Celtic boss has confirmed there is interest from Japan in coach Harry Kewell and Rodgers will not stand in the Australian’s way should he wish to leave, amid a reported link with Yokohama F Marinos. (Record)external-link

Rodgers says there’s interest in Kewell “from a couple of clubs”. (Sun)external-link

Midfielder John Lundstram is coy over contract talks at Rangers, with his current deal up at the end of the season. (Herald – subscription required)external-link

Scout John Park has left Rangers following the arrival of director of football recruitment Nils Koppen. (Sun)external-link

Former Rangers winger Amad Diallo, 21, could be loaned out again by Manchester United in January if he cannot force his way into the first team reckoning after recovering from injury. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Kilmarnock manager Derek McInnes believes the 10 other Scottish Premiership teams believe they can hurt Celtic and Rangers. (Record)external-link

New Killie winger Gary Mackay-Steven feared his career was over after damaging the little-known lisfranc ligament while at Hearts. (Sun)external-link

Winger Barrie McKay is willing to be patient for action as he returns from injury at Hearts. (Herald – subscription required)external-link

McKay was concerned his season was over when an ankle knock was quickly followed by knee trouble. (Record)external-link

Martin Boyle, who has just reached 300 Hibs appearances, has converted his father from a Hearts fan to a Hibernian supporter. (Edinburgh Evening News – subscription required)external-link

Winger Boyle is buying into Hibs manager Nick Montgomery’s philosophy, even though it is occasionally “heart attack football”. (Scotsman – subscription required)external-link

Former Aberdeen forward Joe Harper urges manager Barry Robson to drop some of his underperforming players in favour of Connor Barron and Ester Sokler. (Press and Journal – subscription required)external-link

Tony Gallacher is eager to make the most of a fresh start under recently-appointed manager Craig Levein. (Courier – subscription required)external-link

Ross County goalkeeper Ross Laidlaw says manager Derek Adams has the Staggies looking up the table. (Press and Journal – subscription required)external-link

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