Paper Talk: Forever Hibernian still plan bid | Pressley linked to Town

Paul Kane's group Forever Hibernian want control of the club. Pic: Greg Macvean
Paul Kane's group Forever Hibernian want control of the club. Pic: Greg Macvean
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Here’s what’s making the back pages of this morning’s newspapers in Scotland ...

• Forever Hibernian, led by former player Paul Kane, are still pressing ahead with plans to take over Hibs despite interest from a consortium fronted by David Low. (various)

• Ex-Hearts Scottish Cup-winning captain Steven Pressley is the favourite for the vacant Huddersfield Town manager’s post after impressing at Coventry City. (Sun)

• Scotland boss Gordon Strachan has hit out at Legia Warsaw’s open letter pleading with Celtic for meeting over their ejection from the Champions League. Meanwhile, in another twist, UEFA are set to hear an appeal from the Polish club in the next 24 hours. (Daily Record)

• Celtic have completed the loan signings of Aston Villa winger Aleksandar Tonev and Manchester City defender Jason Denayer. (various)

• St Johnstone have tied up manager Tommy Wright on a new contract until 2017. (various)

• Miroslav Klose, the record World Cup goalscorer, won’t be facing Scotland in September after the German called time on a glittering international career. (various)

• Partick Thistle have signed ex-Coventry defender Danny Seaborne. (various)

• Motherwell hope to complete a loan move for Derby County’s 21-year-old defender Mark O’Brien. (Daily Express)

• Aberdeen star Ryan Jack has admitted that Sunday’s 3-0 defeat by Dundee United was “just the kick up the backside” the club needed. (Daily Express)

• Dons chairman Stewart Milne has revealed that the club aim to be playing in a new stadium by 2017. (Scotsman)

• Dundee United forward Ryan Dow believes he can be the next kid to sparkle at Tannadice after he shone in the Arabs’ 3-0 win over Aberdeen. (various)

• Manchester City have signed French defender Eliaquim Mangala for £32million from Porto. His arrival may open the exit door for Matija Nastasic and Micah Richards. (various)

• Liverpool are lining up an move for free-agent Samuel Eto’o. (Mirror)

• Chelsea striker Didier Drogba may miss four months of the season after injury his ankle in a friendly against Ferencvaros. (Mirror)