Paper Talk: Van Dijk wanted | Mackay accusations

Newcastle are eyeing up Virgil van Dijk. Pic: SNS
Newcastle are eyeing up Virgil van Dijk. Pic: SNS
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Here’s what’s making the back pages of this morning’s newspapers in Scotland ...

•Celtic manager Ronny Deila says Celtic had learnt lessons from their 6-1 defeat by Legia Warsaw after they came away with a 1-1 draw from their Champions League play-off first leg in Maribor. (various)

•Newcastle are weighing up an £8m move for Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk. (Daily Express)

•Rangers are lining up a move to sign their former goalkeeper Lee Robinson. (Daily Express)

•Falkirk midfielder Tom Taiwo feels he has nothing to prove to Hibs as he prepares to return to Easter Road with his new club on Saturday. (various)

•Raith Rovers chairman Turnbull Hutton is looking forward to reopening Stark’s Park’s newly-upgraded Railway Stand for the visit of Hearts on Saturday. (Daily Record)

•Clyde manager Barry Ferguson revealed he endured a sleepless night after his side’s 8-1 Petrofac Cup defeat against Rangers. (various)

•Malky Mackay’s hopes of landing the Crystal Palace manager’s job have been dashed after he was accused by Cardiff of racism, sexism and homophobia in a series of text messages exchanged with his former head of recruitment Iain Moody. (Daily Mail)