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TL;DR news is your morning briefing of all today’s headlines from Scottish football – with a helpful system of deciphering what’s news and what’s nonsense.
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According to the Daily Record, Brendan Rodgers is on a shortlist of potential candidates to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal.
Alastair Campbell, of all people, believes the Scottish FA and SPFL need to unite in order to succeed. Speaking to the Scotsman, he suggested “The days of there being a sense of the national team being the be-all and end-all have gone so that makes it a lot harder for those running the national structure to get what they want.”
The fight for Scott McTominay continues, with Jose Mourinho reportedly inviting Alex McLeish directly in to Manchester United’s training ground to speak to the young midfielder about picking Scotland as his national team.
Rangers left back, Declan John, has a new groin injury and may be ruled out of the coming clash with Celtic.
Dundee United have sold their training ground for £1 million to director and the club’s second-largest shareholder, Mike Martin, in a bid to inject some much-needed capital in to the club.
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Graeme Murty has called upon Greg Docherty and Ryan Jack to prove that they can replace Scott Brown at Scotland, following the Celtic captain’s announced retirement from the international game.
Steve Clarke believes Scotland’s top referees are faced with too much pressure and should be supported, not constantly slaughtered.
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Niko Kranjcar will decide what to do with the rest of his career at the end of the season, according to his father.