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Rumour Mill: Euro2016 | Virgil van Dijk | Fraser Forster

Wanted man: Virgil Van Dijk: Picture: Jane Barlow

Wanted man: Virgil Van Dijk: Picture: Jane Barlow

Scotland face tough draw in Euro 2016 qualifiers, Virgil van Dijk a target for Manchester United and Fraser Forster eyes new clean sheet record.

SCOTLAND’S EURO 2016 QUALIFYING DRAW:

GROUP D

Germany

Ireland

Scotland

Georgia

Gibraltar

Poland

Virgil van Dijk a target for Manchester United

Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk is a summer target for David Moyes’ Manchester United

with Nemanja Vidic expected to move to Inter Milan.

The Dutch defender, 22, signed for £2.6m from FC Gronigen in June and is contracted to

the Parkhead outfit until 2017.

He is also being tracked by Manchester City and Arsenal. (Express)

Celtic and Rangers battles to host Euro 2016

The two Glasgow clubs are expected to fight it out to host Scotland games during

the national side’s Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.

The qualifiers begin in September with Hampden out of commission this year due

to Commonwealth Games preparation. (Scotland on Sunday)

Fraser Forster breaks Scotland clean sheet record

Celtic keeper Fraser Forster yesterday broke the record for the number of Scottish

top flight shut outs and has now set his sights on breaking the British record

currently held by former Manchester United keeper Edwin Van der Sar. (Scotland on Sunday)

Stenhousemuir stun Rangers

Battling Stenhousemuir became only the second side in League One this season to stop

Rangers winning when they pulled off a 3 - 3 draw at Ibrox (Scotland on Sunday)

No shelf life for Celtic job - Strachan

Former Celtic manager Gordon Strachan says there is no shelf life for the Celtic

job as long as the “enthusiasm” is there for the job in hand. (Scotland on Sunday)

Celtic should be in Premiership - O’Neill

Former Celtic manager Martin O’Neill says the lack on competition in Scotland means Celtic

have to move to the Premiership or a European league.

The Ireland boss said he couldn’t see it happening in his lifetime but said that a European league was far more likely. (Sunday Times)

Partick pull off surprise win against Aberdeen

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes says his side were denied a penalty at Firhill as his side crashed 3 - 1 to Partick Thistle which gave the Glasgow side their first home win of the season. (Sunday Post)

Up to board to sell Rangers season tickets - McCoist

Rangers manager Ally McCoist says it is up to the board to drive forward sales of season ticket have been involved himself in driving sales over the past two seasons. Rangers are in need of solid season ticket sales to ensure their financial safety. (Sunday Post)

IN BRIEF

• Aston Villa’s Alan Hutton has been offered on loan to all Premiership clubs with no takers

 

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