RANGERS are reportedly mulling over a bid for Aberdeen midfielder Lewis Ferguson, Celtic are being linked with a £3.2 million bid for former Bayern Munich midfielder Niklas Dorsch and Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has phoned Hibernian to recommend Raul Caneda Perez for the vacant managerial role at Easter Road.

Rangers consider Ferguson transfer

Rangers are 'weighing up' a move for 20-year-old Aberdeen midfielder Lewis Ferguson - but only if Glen Kamara is sold during the January transfer window. The Scottish Sun are reporting that the Finland internationalist is wanted by a host of English clubs and if Kamara were to be sold, then the Ibrox club would launch a bid for Ferguson.

Dalglish: Scottish players don't need to move to England to star for national side

Former Celtic and Liverpool forward Sir Kenny Dalglish says that Scottish players will be given an opportunity in the national team regardless of what club they play for as long as they are good enough - and insisted that players do not need to move to England to gain international recognition. He said: "Not every player has the aspiration to go and play in England. Some are happy to play in Scotland. They have as good a chance of doing well at either Celtic or Rangers than they would have down south. I don’t know why whenever anyone does well they want to sell them."

Heidenheim name their price for Celtic target Dorsch

Celtic have been linked with a move for former Bayern Munich midfielder Niklas Dorsch, who is currently playing for Bundesliga 2 outfit Heidenheim. The Scottish Sun reckon the German club will sell the 21-year-old midfielder for £3.2 million but Dorsch is reportedly keen on seeing out the season in the German second tier.

Gemmill hails shifting attitude of Scottish youngsters

Scotland under-21s boss Scot Gemmill insists there has been a sea change in mentality of young Scottish players during his five years as manager and reckons that the senior national side will soon reap the rewards. "I know from my experience working with best young players in the country, that the mentality has improved," he said. "They have a belief when they go to play at all the younger age groups they are not intimidated by anyone."

Freedman and Alexander linked with Hearts vacancy

Former Scotland internationals Dougie Freedman and Graham Alexander are the latest names being linked with the current managerial vacancy at Hearts, according to the Daily Record. Freedman is currently out of work, while Alexander is currently manager of Salford City in England's League Two.

Euro 2020 could be my last chance to play for Scotland at a tournament, admits Naismith

Hearts striker Steven Naismith has admitted that the Euro 2020 play-offs next March could represent his last opportunity to represent Scotland at the finals of a major tournament. "I think it probably will be,” he said. “I understand how good an opportunity it is. We’ve not had the best campaign but from now until March the fans, the squad the manager need to be pushing in the same direction to get us there."

Guardiola recommends Perez for Hibernian role

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has called Hibernian to recommend Raul Caneda Perez to be Paul Heckingbottom's successor at Easter Road, report the Daily Record. Perez is currently working in Qatar. Guardiola previously worked under Perez at Mexican club Dorados at the end of his playing career, while Perez has also worked as an external analyst for Guardiola at Barcelona and Manchester City.

Gallagher ready to stake international claim

Motherwell centre-back Declan Gallagher believes he is now ready to stake his claim for a place in Steve Clarke's starting line-up for the upcoming double-header against Cyprus and Kazakhstan.  “The first time I joined up, at the last call up, I was caught off guard with the pace of it a little bit,” said Gallagher. “But I’m now going in fully expecting to be right at it from the start."

Magath applies for Hearts job

Former Bayern Munich and Fulham manager Felix Magath has applied for the Hearts job, according to reports in the Edinburgh Evening News. The 66-year-old has submitted his CV to Ann Budge as he looks to get back into management.