A full round-up of the Hearts/Hibs news making the headlines this morning, as well as stories from the rest of Scotland and beyond.
Hearts sweat over future
Hearts will learn this week if they can move beyond administration as they look to agree a CVA with the club’s creditors.
D-day, which is on Friday, comes during what Tynecastle legend Gary Mackay saying this week is one of the biggest in the club’s history. (Daily Mail)
Butcher gets tough on squad
Terry Butcher says he will disappoint some players when he picks the starting 11 for Saturday’s game against St Mirren.
The new Hibs boss says all players have a shot at a starting place and wants to see the squad live up to its potential. (Daily Record)
Foran snubs Hibs move
Richie Foran has silenced talk of him going to Hibs after he signed a new three-year-deal, according to the official Inverness website.
The 33-year-old captain will remain at the Tulloch Caledonian Stadium until 2017.
Nade deal falls apart
Ex-Hearts striker Christian Nade has seen a planned move to East Fife collapse, after it emerged he was still registered to Thai club PTT Rayong.
The Fife club had taken Nade in over the summer and helped him recover from a knee injury, but he won’t be a free agent until January. (Sun)
Griffiths can return
Gordon Strachan has said Leigh Griffiths has not been shut out of the Scotland squad, after the former Hibs star expressed his disappointment on Twitter.
Strachan says that the Wolves striker can still return by bagging more goals down south. (Daily Express)
Strachan has work to do
Meanwhile Strachan has promised to tinker with both tactics and personnel for Scotland’s friendly against Norway in Molde tonight.
The Scotland manager has had his hand forced in some respects following the withdrawal of Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher, Celtic midfielder Charlie Mulgrew, Blackburn defender Grant Hanley, Leeds United striker Ross McCormack and Blackpool keeper Matt Gilks.
• New Republic of Ireland boss Martin has admitted the hard work has only just begun as he attempts to mould his team into a force.
• Germany coach Joachim Low is wary of the threat England striker Daniel Sturridge could pose his side on the counter-attack.
• France will have the defy the odds - and the expectations of their own supporters - to book a ticket to the World Cup in Brazil.
• Steven Gerrard will match Bobby Moore’s 108-cap haul on Tuesday and he is sure his special night will not be ruined by another crushing defeat to Germany.