There’s nothing quite like a good transfer story to get the anticipation going – and thankfully, we have a lots of those today.
Huge money moves, big name transfers and a rallying call for the Dons to cement second place.
Here are today’s top stories…
- Ross County midfielder Ryan Dow was thrilled his side finally got the three points he believes recent performances merited in Saturday’s dramatic 2-1 victory against Aberdeen at Victoria Park (Press and Journal)
- Fifa has fined all four home nations for displaying poppies during World Cup qualifiers around Armistice Day (Press and Journal)
- Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers will delay a decision on the future of Kris Commons until the midfielder returns from a month-long loan spell at Hibernian. (Daily Mail)
- Aberdeen captain Ryan Jack warned his side must respond to the challenge after failing to close the gap on Rangers in the race for second spot in the Scottish Premiership (Press and Journal)
- Rangers’ head of recruitment Frank McParland is wanted by Birmingham City as Gianfranco Zola continues to build his backroom team (Daily Record)
- Cardiff City are preparing to try and sign Hearts full-back Callum Paterson, with the Tynecastle club only likely to sell the soon to be out of contract Scotland international if they receive an offer of at least £500k. (Daily Express)
- Caley Thistle may be only one point off the bottom of the Scottish Premiership, but defender Gary Warren insists everyone at the club is focused on making the top six rather than simply avoiding relegation (Press and Journal)
South of the Border
- Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is in the frame to become the new manager at Paris St-Germain. (TF1)
- Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel, 29, is in talks with Ligue 1 side Marseille. (Daily Mirror)
- Blues captain John Terry, 36, is the latest target for the Chinese Super League, with Guangzhou Evergrande and Shanghai Shenhua both interested (Daily Express)
- Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, has said he could play on until he is 50. (Daily Star)
Fifa has fined all four home nations for displaying poppies during World Cup qualifiers around Armistice Day.
The Football Association was handed the largest punishment, with a fine of 45,000 Swiss francs (£35,308) for several incidents including the wearing of poppies on armbands by players.
The Scottish Football Association and the Football Association of Wales were fined 20,000 Swiss francs (£15,692) and the Irish Football Association 15,000 Swiss francs (£11,769) for related offences.