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James McFadden looks set to stick around at Motherwell. Picture: SNS
James McFadden looks set to stick around at Motherwell. Picture: SNS
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James McFadden nears Motherwell deal, Rangers boardroom warning, Nacho Novo back in Scottish football? And more.

James McFadden in Motherwell deal

Motherwell are close to agreeing a deal with Scotland hero James McFadden, after the player has been training with the squad.

Boss Stuart McCall is optimistic that the deal can be completed, saying that just a few small loose ends need to be tied up. (Daily Record)

Falkirk call for Lyle Taylor bids to be raised

Falkirk say they will need a very good offer if any other club hopes to secure the services of Lyle Taylor, after Hibs and Rotherham had offers turned down.

Club chairman Martin Ritchie says the Bairns are in no rush to sell the 23-year-old, after Hibs failed in their second bid to land the player. (Various)

Nacho Novo in Hamilton move?

Nacho Novo looks set to return to Scottish football after Hamilton may be on the verge of offering the former Rangers star a contract.

It is thought that a two-year deal could bring the 34-year-old back to the country after he quit Spanish side Huesca. (Sun)

David Templeton injury worry

David Templeton has been ruled out of Rangers’ fixtures in England, Germany, and Holland.

The former-Hearts player has picked up an injury and needs time to recover. (Sun)

Former Rangers chairman in warning

Ex-Rangers Chairman Malcolm Murray has warned that his departure from the boardroom could unsettle investors at the club.

Murray stepped down in May but stayed on the board, amid speculation of moves to oust him. He was replaced by Walter Smith. (Scotsman)

• Rangers are set to start talks with trialist Bill Mohsni. (Daily Telegraph)

John Brown shoots down new bid

Dundee manager John Brown has rubbished a rival bidder’s offer to take control of the club.

While a bid by a Texan outfit is underway, a new suitor emerged in the form of the Dark Blue Business Trust, but Bomber says their offer is full of holes and hasn’t been thought through. (Daily Express)