Thursday's Scottish gossip: Celtic, Rangers, Hibernian, Livingston, Hatate, Magee, Mebude


Hibernian Loughgall and the Northern Ireland U21 striker are among the clubs watching Benji Magee, along with Wrexham, Bolton, Charlton and Oxford United. (Team Talk)

Scottish football authorities remained “completely in the dark” about how the country’s controversial new hate crime legislation might impact fans’ behavior on the pitch. (daily record)

Celtic midfield player Reo Hatate vows to make up for lost time after admitting his recent injury setback has left him “depressed” and lacking energy. (Sportiva via Scottish Sun)

Former ranger And Celtic Striker Kenny Miller believes Sunday's 'Monster' derby is the biggest Old Firm meeting in over a decade. (daily record)

Hibernian captain Joe Newell recognizes that Bill Foley's new investment at the Easter Road club has placed a particular emphasis on the need to reach European football as they aim for maximum points in their final two pre-split games to give themselves a chance of winning to secure the top six. (Edinburgh Evening News)

Joel Nouble, Ayo Obileye and Bruce Anderson are all leaving Livingston in the summer when their contracts expire. (Herald, subscription required)

Scottish U21 striker Dapo Mebude tells of a life-threatening car accident as he prepares to return to training with his teammates at Belgian club Oostende next week and says he has ambitions of returning ranger. (The Athletic, subscription required)

Dunfermline Athletic have announced plans to host Scotland’s “largest fan zone”. Euro 2024 in East End Park. (courier, subscription required)