Italian clubs scouted Rangers ace in Braga win, Celtic undone by defensive errors, Hearts 'in dark' over player injury, Hibs latest - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

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Borna Barisic is in demand
Borna Barisic is in demand

Clubs scouted Barisic

AC Milan and Roma were among the clubs to send scouts to take in Rangers' 1-0 win over Braga on Wednesday night, with the two Italian giants running the rule over Gers left-back Borna Barisic. The Croatian international defender has been tracked by both clubs this season and manager Steven Gerrard admitted interest in the 27-year-old last month. (Daily Mail)

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'We shot ourselves in foot' - Lennon

Neil Lennon insists Celtic only have themselves to blame for their shock Europa League exit at the hands of Copenhagen. Speaking after the Hoops crashed out of Europe, he said: “I’m hugely disappointed because we basically shot ourselves in the foot. We had a great opportunity and we let it go. It’s bitterly disappointing to lose in the manner we did because we were the better team for huge parts of the game." (The Scotsman)

Hearts send Haring to specialist

Hearts midfielder Peter Haring will visit another medical specialist next week, with manager Daniel Stendel admitting no-one knows why he is still in pain and unable to train. (Evening News)

Ross welcomes vision - even if he is no longer at Hibs

Hibs manager Jack Ross has lauded club owner Ron Gordon’s ambitions even if he is unsure he or his current crop of players will be around to reap the benefits. (The Scotsman)

Stendel reveals trip home as he plots Hearts' revival

Daniel Stendel returned home to Germany for the first time in eight weeks thanks to Hearts' postponed game at St Mirren. The former Hannover 96 boss said: "When you work as a manager, you don’t really have one minute off. It is good being away from all that you see every day. It was good and we started with new energy on Monday so we work for Saturday.” (The Scotsman)

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Kamberi reveals Ronaldo inspiration

Florian Kamberi has claimed Cristiano Ronaldo is his role model, with Rangers' on-loan Hibs striker revealing the Portuguese icon was his inspiration growing up. (The Scotsman)

Brown: McKenna can handle Haaland

Former Scotland and Aberdeen boss Craig Brown has backed Dons defender Scott McKenna to shackle Norway wonderkid Erling Braut Haaland, should the Scots end up facing the Nordic country en route to Euro 2020. (The Sun)

Killie want Dyer to stay on

Kilmarnock chief Billy Bowie has revealed he is keen for Alex Dyer to lead the side into the 2020/21 season, after he took over as manager following spells as No.2 to Steve Clarke and Angelo Alessio. (Daily Mail)