Sources have tonight claimed former Rangers striker Steven Naismith is close to a switch to Kilmarnock, possibly on loan, rather than a return to Rangers.
The 31 year old forward is completely out of favour at Norwich City and has bigged up returns to either of his former clubs, but it is alleged Graeme Murty has dismissed any interest in him and has no desire to bring the former Everton striker back to Ibrox.
This has opened the door for Kilmarnock and Steve Clarke to make their move, and claims are being made of a minimal cost switch for the Rugby Park side, which the player did himself say would be the case regardless of where he went.
Depending on how you stand on the Naismith issue as a Rangers fan, it is either excellent or dreadful news, but with the January window now in full flow, we hope Murty and DoF Mark Allen have valid and viable alternatives in mind.
It is also seeming to be the case that Naismith is unlikely ever to return to Rangers, with this being potentially, should the Killie move come to pass, the fourth window in a row where he was heavily linked but did not make the move.