Rumour Mill: Kilmarnock| Celtic| Rangers| Hibs

Allan Johnston is the new Kilmarnock boss, Celtic face a Champions League ticket scramble, Dale Carrick thought the message about Hearts putting him up for sale was a joke, and more.

Dale Carrick thought the text telling him he was up for sale was a joke. Picture: SNS

Johnston to be Killie boss

Allan Johnston is to become the new Kilmarnock manager.

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The Queen of the South boss last night agreed terms to replace Kenny Shiels. (Scotsman)

• Kenny Shiels has refused to rule himself out of the running for the vacant Queen of the South job. (Daily Mail)

Small order for Celts

Celtic fans could face a mad scramble for tickets after Champions League opponents Cliftonville said they plan to keep the tie at their small Solitude stadium.

The Northern Ireland club’s chairman said that they will not switch the match to a bigger stadium despite the fact that they could make more money. (Daily Express).

• Celtic have rejected Cardiff City’s request to talk to Victor Wanyama as their £10m offer was too low. Southampton had already failed with a £12m bid. (Daily Mail)

Mullen crossed Edinburgh

Fraser Mullen will make the controversial move across Edinburgh as the former Hearts starlet looks set to join Hibs.

Mullen was released from Tynecastle at the end of the season, after he broke his foot against Hibs. (Daily Record)

Foster back at Ibrox

Ricky Foster is on the verge of re-signing for Rangers this week and leaving Bristol City.

Confirmation of the 27-year-old’s second stint would make him Ally McCoist’s seventh summer signing. {Daily Express)

• Rangers hope to learn soon if they can land ex-Hearts skipper Marius Zaliukas. (Daily Mail)

No joke for Carrick

Hearts’ Dale Carrick thought that it was a joke when he was told that he has been put up for sale, because the text came from his girlfriend’s dad; Hibs medic Duncan Reid.

Carrick says Reid is a known joker and thought he might be pulling his leg. The rising star has already offered to take a pay cut to help administrators. (Sun)

Wylde goes to Dons

The 22-year-old has penned a three-year deal with the Dons following his departure from Bolton (Scotsman).

McGovern’s a keeper

Falkirk will keep the services of Michael McGovern after he signed a new one-year deal.

It has been thought that the Northern Ireland man would move on this summer but the keeper has confirmed his place at Falkirk. (Daily Record)