AJAX chief executive Edwin van der Sar has revealed that he has been talking to his Celtic counterpart Peter Lawwell "for some time" about a reform of European club competitions. Van der Sar said: "Many of us are looking at a different way of how teams are set up and how the competition is set up."

And the former Manchester United goalkeeper thinks Ajax and Celtic are being left behind by Europe's elite. "Celtic and Ajax are historic clubs, but that is why it is difficult not to be involved, they see the Champions League running away a little bit," he said.

Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos will find out today if the yellow card he received for diving against Aberdeen on Tuesday night will be upheld. The suspension would only affect Cup games, but the Ibrox club have appealed the decision.

Ex-Rangers captain Davie Weir is hoping that some of the more experienced players at Ibrox can help lead the club to silverware in the near future. "[James Tavernier] is definitely developing that and being captain of Rangers is not an easy thing and I think he is adjusting to it and becoming that type of player."

Hibernian manager Paul Heckingbottom has admitted that he was 'really surprised' that Steven McLean phoned Steven Gerrard to apologise for a decision against his side at Easter Road last Friday. "I think it was an error of judgment, a really bad decision," said Heckingbottom. "It was foolish."

Hibs striker Marc McNulty has revealed that the last two months of his career have seen a huge upturn in fortunes for the forward, who was named in the Scotland squad earlier in the week. "It has gone from one of my lowest points [of my career] to the highest."

Former Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has been linked with a move for his old club's head of recruitment Lee Congerton after Leicester City announced that Eduardo Marcia will be stepping down at the end of the season. "Our relationship goes back a long way and he’s very good at what he does," said Rodgers.

Hearts have been bossted by the news that Steven Naismith's knee operations has went better than expected, and that Clevid Dikamona has extended his contract at Tynecastle. "The operation went really well," Levein revealed. "That’s a boost, of course."

Dundee boss Jim McIntyre has admitted that his side must be ready face a completely different challenge against Celtic this weekend. McIntyre said: "The next game is as tough as they come and Celtic won’t be as direct as Hearts, that’s for sure."

The Herald's Graeme McGarry believes that the reaction from some fans to the news of Allan McGregor's international retirement has highlighted the growing disconnect between Rangers and the national team.

In rugby, Gregor Townsend has made eight changes to his starting lineup ahead of Scotland's final Six Nations match against England this weekend. "We have tended to stick to the squad that was involved right at the beginning of the Championship," the Scotland head coach said.

And Townsend hopes that Scotland's underdog status will be enough to inspire his team to victory at Twickenham. Townsend said: "We have tended to rise to the occasion when we’ve been underdogs in the past."

Elsewhere, Kilmarnock defender Stephen O'Donnell has told the Scottish Sun that Rangers should have signed his former team-mate Greg Stewart when he left Rugby Park in January.

In his Daily Record column, Rangers legend Barry Ferguson has argued that Steven Gerrard is not far away from taking his old club back to the summit of Scottish football.

Inverness manager John Robertson says he is proud that the Highland derby is built on a foundation of respect, according to the Press and Journal.

And Craig Levein has told the Scotsman that squad continuity will make Hearts a stronger team next season.