Scottish Gossip: Warnock, Aberdeen, Celtic, Rodgers, Maeda, Rangers, Silva, Balogun, Hibs, Berra

Neil Warnock
Neil Warnock could manage north of the border for the first time

Aberdeen are expected to name Neil Warnock, 75, as interim manager by Monday. (Sun)

Talks are progressing between Aberdeen and Warnock to have the veteran boss in the dugout for Tuesday's Scottish Premiership visit to Rangers. (Record)

Caretaker boss Peter Leven told Aberdeen to relax against Celtic at half-time with the score 0-0, with the Dons going on to take and lose a lead in the 1-1 draw. (Press and Journal - subscription required)

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers urges his players not to be distracted by supporter upset. (Sun)

Rodgers accepts Saturday's draw with Aberdeen was not a "good" point. (Scotsman - subscription required)

Meanwhile, Celtic are preparing to welcome back Daizen Maeda from international duty following Japan's Asian Cup exit at the hands of Iran. (Sun)

But Celtic duo Hyeon-gyu Oh and Hyun-jun Yang were part of the South Korea that reached the semi-finals by beating Australia, whose collection of Heart of Midlothian, Hibernian and St Mirren players will be returning to club duty. (Scotsman - subscription required)

Jorge Silva was on the losing Boavista side against Celtic in the 2003 Uefa Cup semi-final and now he wants his son Fabio to exact revenge in the Scottish Premiership title race with Rangers. (Sunday Mail)

News on Rangers defender Leon Balogun's facial injury picked up in the win over Livingston was "not good". (Herald - subscription required)

Hibs manager Nick Montgomery admits supporters have every right to be angry following Saturday's 3-0 home defeat by St Mirren. (Scotsman - subscription required)

Former Hearts and Scotland defender Christophe Berra took a coaching role at Alabama's Huntsville City because he "was looking for a full-time job and there aren't many opportunities in Scotland". (Sunday Mail)

Liam Gordon, Dan Phillips and Matt Smith could return for St Johnstone against Hearts on Wednesday, while David Keltjens could also feature after coming off during Saturday's 1-0 win at Ross County. (Courier - subscription required)