Rumour Mill: Legia Warsaw | Zaluska | Prince Buaben

Legia Warsaw players vow to knock Celtic out, Zaluska to fight for Celtic jersey and Prince Buaben delighted with Hearts move.

Lukasz Zaluska. Picture: SNS

Legia players vow to knock Celtic out to save boss

Legia Warsaw winger Miroslav Radovic has vowed to wreck Celtic’s Champions League dreams and silence the snipers gunning for under-fire boss Henning Berg.

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The Hoops travel to take on the Poles on Wednesday in the first leg of the crunch

third-round qualifier after Legia crushed St Pat’s.

Radovic reckons Berg is copping unfair flak for his team’s slow start this season and aims to prove he’s the right man for the job by sending the Scottish champs crashing out. (Record)

Zaluska vows to fight Gordon for No 1 shirt

Craig Gordon has been warned the Celtic No.1 spot will not be handed to him on a plate if Fraser Forster leaves this summer by reserve keeper Łukasz Załuska.

The Scotland keeper’s signing on a two-year contract - he is Ronny Deila’s only recruit to date - was considered an insurance policy by the Hoops in case Forster moves back to England. (Record)

Prince Buaben delighted at Tynecastle switch

New Hearts midfielder Prince Buaben hopes his switch to Tynecastle makes him happy on and off the pitch.

That’s after revealing his despair at being separated from his son.

Following a loan stint at Partick Thistle from Carlisle at the end of last season, the Ghanaian returned to Scotland on a permanent basis earlier this month when he signed a one-year deal with the Jambos. (Record)

Hibs can win promotion says Scott Allan

Hibs new boy Scott Allan is convinced the Easter Road outfit can make an immediate return to the Scottish Premiership despite facing stiff competition from title favourites Rangers and Capital rivals Hearts.

(Evening News)

Birmingham in talks with Celtic over Denny Johnstone

Birmingham City are trying to broker a deal with Celtic over the transfer of Denny Johnstone.

But Blues’ lack of cash and Celtic’s right to compensation for the out-of-contract striker is making coming to an arrangement highly difficult.

The 19-year-old has been training at Wast Hills and played in a private practice match a week ago.

(Birmingham Mail)

Rangers appoint Phillip Nash to board

The Ibrox club announced to the London Stock Exchange yesterday that Phillip Nash has joined the board.

Nash had been employed as a consultant by Rangers having previously served in senior financial positions with Arsenal and Liverpool.

The statement read that it was felt that Nash could better fulfil his role of restructuring the finances of the club if he was appointed a director.

The release also added that Nash’s appointed as a director was not expected to be long term. (Scotsman)

Real Sociedad wary of Aberdeen

Real Sociedad coach Jagoba Arrasate says he is wary of the threat posed by Aberdeen having watched the Dons defeat Dutch side Gronigen in the Europa League 2 - 1.

Aberdeen travel to Spain next week to play the La Liga side. (Scotsman)

Hearts players sign new deals

Hearts pair Kevin McHattie and Dale Carrick have signed new deals that will keep the Scotland Under-21 internationals at Tynecastle until summer 2016.