CELTIC winger Jonny Hayes is on the radar of Swansea City and Stoke City, Daniel Arzani is set to extend his loan at Parkhead and Alan Irvine is the latest candidate to be interviewed for the managerial vacancy at Hearts.

Mathie: We'll back Ross in transfer market

Hibernian's sporting director Graeme Mathie has insisted that new manager Jack Ross will be given funding to strengthen the team when the transfer window reopens in January. Mathie told the Scotsman: "There will still absolutely be additions made in January but I don't think there are going to be wholesale changes and that was a key part of the process."

English Championship duo linked with Hayes

Swansea City and Stoke City "are set to make a move" for Celtic winger Jonny Hayes, according to the Scottish Sun. The 32-year-old Irishman's contract expires at the end of the current season with the two sides reportedly interested in securing his services.

Clarke: I'll fight to make sure Scotland are ready for play-offs

Scotland manager Steve Clarke syas that he is willing to fight the SPFL to ensure that legue fixtures are not scheduled for the Sunday before the crucial Nations League play-offs in March. “I can’t remember if I actually said I wanted a cancellation of fixtures - I don’t think I did,” he said. “All we are asking for is for a little bit of common sense to come in on that weekend."

Irvine interviewed for Hearts vacancy after Naismith recommendation

Alan Irvine has been interviewed for the Tynecastle board to become the club's new manager or sporting director, according to the Daily Record. They're reporting that the 61-year-old was recommended to the Hearts heirarchy by Steven Naismith, who he worked with at Everton and Norwich City.

Celtic 'keen' to extend Arzani loan

Australian midfielder Daniel Arzani, on loan at Celtic from Manchester City, could extend his stay at Parkhead with the Scottish champions reportedly keen on extending the 20-year-old's deal. Arzani has yet to feature under Neil Lennnon after sustaining an ACL injury, with the Daily Record reporting that Celtic are keen to extend the playmaker's loan deal beyond this summer when the current one expires.

McKenna looking to make amends for Kazakhstan defeat

Aberdeen centre-half Scott McKenna is out for revenge against Kazakhstan at Hampden tonight, after playing in the national team's embarassing 3-0 defeat to the Kazakhs earlier this year. “That was probably one of my worst experiences in a Scotland top,” recalled McKenna. “So hopefully – if I play – I get the chance to put things right and we put in a good performance."

Miller: League Cup final won't determine title race

Partick Thistle striker Kenny Miller - who counts both Celtic and Rangers amongst his previous employers - does not think that the outcome of next month's Betfred Cup final between the two rivals will have any say on which side will go on to win the league title. Miller told the Scottish Sun: "There’s a lot on the line for both teams and someone will lose, but it shouldn’t detract from how good both teams have been this season. I don’t see the outcome of the final having a bearing on the league title."