Scottish Gossip: Scotland, Hibs, Celtic, Rangers, Johnstone, Hearts, Dunfermline

Scottish gossip

Captain Andy Robertson suggests Scotland had to overcome an emotional hangover from Saturday’s dramatic Hampden win over Israel to grind out a vital late victory away to the Faroe Islands on Tuesday. (Glasgow Times) external-link

Hibs have opened talks over a new deal with with 22-year-old centre-back Ryan Porteous, who was subject of strong interest from Millwall last season and is under contract until summer 2023. (Daily Record)external-link

France striker Olivier Giroud says he was close to a move to Celtic from Tours in 2010 until Montpellier owner Louis Nicollin slated Kilmarnock and Scottish football and convinced him to join his club instead. (Sun)external-link

Kemar Roofe – Rangers’ top scorer this season – is a major doubt for Saturday’s top-of-the-table meeting with Hearts as the striker faces a race against time to return from international duty, where he is set to play for Jamaica in the early hours of Thursday. (Sun)external-link

Former St Johnstone boss Steve Lomas says Celtic should have signed Perth goalkeeper Zander Clark as he’s better than what they have. (Football Scotland)external-link

Hearts manager Robbie Neilson is pleased that striker Liam Boyce has opted out of recent Northern Ireland squads to focus on his Tynecastle career. (Scotsman)external-link

Dunfermline can still win the Championship, insists under-pressure manager Peter Grant, despite being winless at the bottom of the table and 15 points behind leaders Inverness CT. (Courier)

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