Rangers star to let contract run down after rejecting offers, Gerrard goes to war with SFA, Brown on sick taunts about sister, ex-Ibrox prodigy signs new contract - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

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Wes Foderingham will allow his Rangers contract to run down after rejecting offers to leave Ibrox in the summer. The stopper is in the final year of his deal. (Football Insider)

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Steven Gerrard aimed a not-too-subtle dig at Charlton Athletic boss Lee Bowyer, asking how many players in the English Championship play for Nigeria after Joe Aribo's impressive debut for the Super Eagles. (Scottish Sun)
Ryan Kent has admitted his heart triumphed over his head on transfer deadline day when he turned his back on the ultimate in Champions League glamour to return to Rangers. (The Scotsman)
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has accused his Scotland counterpart Steve Clarke of lacking respect by putting Ryan Jack through a double training session which aggravated the players long-standing knee problem. (The Scotsman)
Scott Brown hopes that the outrage that greeted the taunt about his late sister outside Ibrox might prove a tipping point to prevent other players suffering such sickening personal attacks. (The Scotsman)
Midfielder Billy Gilmour has signed a new four-year deal with Chelsea. The 18-year-old Scot made his Premier League debut for the Blues in their 2-2 draw with Sheffield United before the international break. (The Scotsman)
Kilmarnock manager Angelo Alessio has refuted Kirk Broadfoot's claims about his training and insists he believes in his methods. (The Scotsman)
Hearts manager Craig Levein says he agrees with disgruntled fans and will never criticise them for voicing frustrations. He feels they should continue doing what they are doing and that Hearts must learn to cope with public pressure. (Evening News)
Hibs boss Paul Heckingbottom has admitted that coming to Scotland has been almost like moving abroad for some of his summer arrivals. (Evening News)