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Celtic striker Guidetti has failed to score in any of his last 10 games. Picture: SNS

Celtic striker Guidetti has failed to score in any of his last 10 games. Picture: SNS

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RANGERS face an SPFL probe over allegations of crowd trouble during Friday’s 2-0 loss to Hibs, Celtic manager Ronny Deila insists his side will retain their attacking philosophy against Inter, and Roberto Mancini backs Hoops striker John Guidetti to get back on the goal trail.

Celtic to attack Inter

Celtic manager Ronny Deila claimed that his team would not curb their attacking enthusiasm when they entertain Internazionale in Glasgow on Thursday after watching them record an eighth win of 2015. The champions defeated St Johnstone 2-1 thanks to goals from Leigh Griffiths and Stefan Johansen. (Scotland on Sunday)

• Ronny Deila reveals he is much happier at Celtic now than compared with the team’s preparation for their ill-fated Champions League campaign. Deila went on to say the whole squad and managerial staff are united. (Scotland on Sunday)

• Celtic’s Virgil van Dijk believes the long ball tactic adopted by some clubs in Scotland has helped him become a more complete defender. The centre back also admitted there are a few areas of his game which need improving if he’s going to make it at the very top level. (Scotland on Sunday)

Mancini praises former pupil Guidetti

Inter manager Roberto Mancini has backed misfiring Celtic striker John Guidetti to rediscover his form. The Swedish striker worked under Mancini at Manchester City. (Scotland on Sunday)

• Kilmarnock’s Manuel Pascali talks of his boyhood club Inter being in turmoil as they prepare to face Celtic in the Europa League. (Scotland on Sunday)

Rangers could potentially face SPFL probe

Rangers are facing an SPFL investigation following eye-witness accounts of trouble flaring at Ibrox after Hibernian opened the scoring on Friday night. (Scotland on Sunday)

• Nicky Law believes the Rangers’ first team have yet to recover from the shock departure of Ally McCoist. The former manager departed shortly before Christmas and Rangers have lost four of their six games since. (Daily Record)

Scott Booth backs Dons to go all the way

Scott Booth believes Aberdeen can take the Scottish Premiership title race down to the final day, and hopes the current team can then erase the heartache of 1991 when the Dons lost the championship at Ibrox. (Scotland on Sunday)

• Aberdeen midfielder Wilo Flood wants his teammates to ignore history and really believe that they can win this season’s Scottish Premiership title. (The Herald)

News in brief

• David Gray admits Hibs were far from their best away to Rangers but the full-back is “delighted” his team managed to leave with three points. (Scotland on Sunday)

• Brechin manager Ray McKinnon believes Gary Mackay-Steven and Stuart Armstrong made the right move to sign for Celtic as opposed to trying their luck down south. (The Herald)

• SPFL young player of the month Chris Kane has thanked former club Bonnyrigg Rose for turning him into a striker. (The Herald)

• Jim McIntyre was delighted with Ross County’s vital 3-2 victory over Motherwell. The win pulls them to within three wins of their opponents at the foot of the Scottish Premiership. (BBC)

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