RANGERS' new director of football Ross Wilson will urge the club to sanction a £2 million move for Aaron Hickey, Motherwell midfielder David Turnbull is continuing his recovery from surgery as Celtic prepare to 'reactivate' talks between the two clubs and Steve Clarke will consider calling Steve Caulker up to the national side.

Aaron Hickey to Rangers?

Ross Wilson, who has formalised his move to become Rangers' new director of football, will urge his club to spend £2 million to sign Hearts' left-back Aaron Hickey, according to the Scottish Sun. Wilson would like Rangers to approach the youngster in January, with a host of English clubs also said to be monitoring the defender's development.

Turnbull set for January return

Motherwell midfielder David Turnbull is on track to return to first-team action in January as Celtic look to 'reignite' their interest in the 20-year-old. The Scottish Sun reckon that Celtic will wait until Turnbull is fit again before launching another bid to bring him to Parkhead.

Defoe: Only a matter of time before Rangers 'acheive something special'

Rangers striker Jermain Defoe has insisted that he and his team-mates can 'achieve something special' at Ibrox as long as theycontinue to work hard. Defoe said: "If we continue what we’re doing and the lads keep working hard in training and keep listening to the managers and the coaches then with the spirit we’ve got at the club now it’s only a matter of time before we achieve something special. But it’s important we keep our head down and keep working hard."

Clarke to run rule over Caulker

Scotland boss Steve Clarke says he will consider calling up Steven Caulker to the national team set-up - but only once he has had the chance to watch him and decide for himself. Clarke said: "I’ll get one or two people to track him down and see if the interest is a bit more than what’s been said in the paper. Then we’ll try get someone across to watch him – if I can get over there myself I will."

Rangers 'to expand US brand'

Rangers' commercial boss James Bisgrove is aiming to expand the club's brand in the US, according to reports in the Daily Record. "The plan is to build our international strategy around North America and India moving forward," Bisgrove told the Record.

Celtic to offer Hammond permanent role

Nick Hammond, Celtic's interim head of recruitment, is set to be offered the job on a permanent basis, report the Scottish Sun. The 52-year-old joined the club in June to replace Lee Congerton and is reportedly set to sign a long-term deal wit the champions.

McLeish: Next job has to be the right one for me

Former Scotland boss Alex McLeish has revealed that he has turned down managerial opportunities since leaving his role with the national side - but insisted that he will only accept a new job when the right project presents itself. He said: "I’ve had two or three approaches from different countries and continents - and from England as well. But I’m just taking a break, I’m not committing myself to anything just now."