Back-page chat: Scott Brown injury, Gers’ Daly woe

Celtic skipper Scott Brown. Pic: JOHN DEVLIN
Celtic skipper Scott Brown. Pic: JOHN DEVLIN
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Here’s what’s making the back pages of this morning’s newspapers in Scotland ...

• Celtic captain Scott Brown faces up to three months out with a hamstring injury. Scans have revealed the severity of the damage sustained which was described Brown as almost “ripping the muscle from the bone”. (various).

• Benfica are lining up a £6 million move for Celtic and England goalkeeper Fraser Forster (Daily Record).

• Kilmarnock manager Allan Johnston is running the rule over former Hearts and Livingston defender Jamie McAllister. The 36-year-old, who was released by Yeovil Town in May, has been training with the Ayrshire club. (The Sun)

• Rangers striker Jon Daly has been ruled out for up to six weeks after undergoing cartilage surgery (various).

• Leeds owner Massimo Cellino has said he was forced into selling striker Ross McCormack to Fulham after branding the striker as “disrespectful” during his time at the club (Daily Express).