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Craig Mather appointed chief executive. Picture: SNS
Craig Mather appointed chief executive. Picture: SNS
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Rangers spending warning, McCoist eyes Christophe Berra, Aberdeen in Euro league bid, Hearts to miss season ticket target, and more.

Rangers warning

Rangers will have to let more players go in order to balance their books, Chief Executive Craig Mather has warned.

The warning comes after Rangers have reportedly made more signings this summer than any other Scottish club. (Scotsman)

• Ally McCoist meanwhile is said to be looking at even more targets, with former Hearts star Christophe Berra on his radar. (Scotsman)

Dons Euro bid

Aberdeen are planning to sign up for a proposed European summer league, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Celtic are also believed to be interested in the development, which would see cross-border matches take place. (Daily Record)

Kerr in ‘Well

Fraser Kerr has joined Motherwell, after being released by Birmingham.

The 20-year-old had been on loan to the club, but has now signed a two-year deal. (Sun)

Brill move

Inverness boss Terry Butcher is relishing the battle for the No.1 jersey, as he expects new boy Dean Brill to compete with Ryan Esson for the job.

Brill is Butcher’s ninth new arrival so far this summer, and he looks set to make his bid for the starting job. (Daily Record)

Kilmarnock in Barr talks

Kilmarnock are in talks with former Hearts defender Darren Barr.

Allan Johnston is looking to land Barr, who has joined the club in training. (Daily Express)

• Johnston has said he is still hopeful of signing Kris Boyd, who is also training with the club. (Sun)

Hearts miss target

Hearts may miss the target of 3000 season ticket sales set by administrator BDO by tomorrow.

The club is thought to have sold over 2000 so far, but Hearts chiefs are hoping for a late surge in order for the club to stay afloat until the new season. (Daily Record)