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Rumour Mill: Kenny Miller | Gary Holt | Steve Clark

Kenny Miller. Picture: SNS

Kenny Miller. Picture: SNS

Rangers look to sign Kenny Miller by end of the week, Gary Holt leaves Falkirk and returns to Norwich and Steve Clark emerges as the favourite for the Celtic job after Keane rejected position.

Rangers close in on Kenny Miller

Ally McCoist is confident that he can complete Kenny Miller’s return to Ibrox for a third time. The Rangers manager says the move should be completed by the end of this week. (Record)

• Charlie Telfer, 18, has rejected a new contract at Rangers to sign for Dundee United on a three-year deal

Gary Holt returns to Norwich

Gary Holt has left Falkirk without a manager for the second time in just over a year after completing a move to former club Norwich. Holt was previously a player for Norwich and involved in their youth set up before being appointed to Falkirk last April. (Scotsman)

• Peter Houston has emerged as the front-runner to become the new Falkirk manager following the departure of Holt.

Aberdeen transfer funds boosted

Derek McInnes summer spending power has been posted after the Dons signed a new shirt sponsorship deal with Saltire Energy that will net them £1m with further financial incentives built into the deal. (Express)

CELTIC MANAGER VACANCY LATEST

Roy Keane is to remain as assistant coach with the Republic of Ireland having rejected the chance to take over from Neil Lennon as manager of Celtic. Reports last night suggested Keane may be appointed Paul Lambert’s assistant at Aston Villa which is a role that would allow him to keep on his international duties.

• Former West Bromwich Albion manager Steve Clark is now the favourite to land the post

Dempster says she will be in full control at Hibs

Leeann Dempster says she will not be restrained by Rod Petrie in her bid to transform the Easter Road club and regain entry back into the top flight of Scottish football.

The former Motherwell chief executive says she will have complete “administrative control”. (Scotsman)

Nade posts ‘slimline’ picture

Christian Nade has posted a picture on Facebook of his new slimline physique as he bids to find another club after being freed by Dundee. (Scotsman)

Murrayfield ‘will be ready’ for Celtic Champions League matches

Murrayfield remains on schedule to be ready for Celtic’s Champions League toes this summer despite a break in work as the stadium hosts a One Direction concert. Contractors will return to the stadium next week to begin seeding the hybird artificial pitch. (Express)

IN BRIEF

• Jamie Hamill has rejoined Kilmarnock after being freed by Hearts at the end of the season

• Ayr United chairman Lachlan Cameron says he is willing to listen to offers for the Somerset Park club

• Celtic will face German third division side Dynamo Dresden in a pre-season friendly in Germany next month

• Dundee and Dundee United are looking to secure the signature of Queen’s Park midfielder Blair Spittal

• Hamilton player/ boss Alex Neil, 32, will continue playing next season after winning promotion to the SPFL Premiership

 

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