Scotsman Steve Evans is targeting a quick return to management with either Dundee United or Motherwell after leaving English Championship side Rotherham on Monday.
Ross County boss Jim McIntyre insists he does not want to be United’s next manager.
And former Falkirk and Coventry City manager Steven Pressley has told United he is not interested in taking over from Jackie McNamara.
Meanwhile, ex-Fir Park player Mitchell van der Gaag has ruled himself out of the Motherwell vacancy.
Dundee United agreed compensation with McNamara and his backroom staff in the region of £180,000 following their dismissal over the weekend.
Jackie McNamara snr has branded the sacking of his son by United chairman Stephen Thompson as “abysmal”.
Striker Carlton Cole, 31, is holding off signing for Celtic in the hope of sealing a big-money deal with a club in Qatar, the Englishman having trained with the Scottish champions this month.
Fenerbahce are in turmoil ahead of Thursday’s Europa League match against Celtic in Glasgow with coach Vitor Pereira and striker Robin van Persie at loggerheads.
Celtic coach John Kennedy has warned the club’s defenders they cannot afford to write off Van Persie.
But ex-Rangers defender Arthur Numan believes Celtic are facing the Turkish side at the perfect time.
Former Rangers striker Marco Negri is confident Martyn Waghorn can surpass his scoring streak of the late 1990s. Negri netted 33 times in his first 26 matches for the club while Waghorn has been on target 14 times in 13 games since moving to Ibrox.
There is no word yet as to who will be called up to replace Grant Gilchrist after the lock forward was ruled out of the remainder of Scotland’s Rugby World Cup campaign with a groin injury.
However, the news on Finn Russell’s ankle injury is more positive with the fly-half being continually assessed in the run-up to Sunday’s meeting with South Africa.
Scotland will know within the next 24 hours whether Russell’s tournament is over.
Russell is a major doubt to face the Springboks.
Source: BBC Football Read Original Article: Tuesday's Scottish gossip