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The Scottish Sun are reporting that Scotland manager Alex McLeish will attempt to use Sir Alex Ferguson’s influence to land Scott McTominay. The Manchester United kid, who is keeping Paul Pogba out of Jose Mourinho’s side, is also eligible to play for England.
Brendan Rodgers says his team lacked “courage and belief” as they crashed out of Europe with a whimper. The Parkhead side were thrashed 3-0 by Zenit St Petersburg in Russia.
Hibs boss Neil Lennon says it would give Rangers an unfair advantage if his side has to travel to Ibrox for a third time in the league after the split.
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Motherwell midfielder Allan Campbell deserves a Scotland call-up according to his manager Stephen Robinson.
Craig Levein isn’t worried about the stick Steven Naismith may receive from Rangers fans this weekend. The Hearts coach is more concerned about the forward’s hamstring that has kept him out of action in recent weeks.
Barry Ferguson says Rangers must defeat Hearts to put pressure on Celtic otherwise the Scottish Premiership title race is over for another season.
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Jason Holt has proven with his form this season that he deserves the captain’s armband at Rangers. That’s according to his former Hearts teammate, Ian Black.