Kilmarnock could complete a deal for Dutch defender Jeroen Tesselaar over the weekend, his agent has told STV.
The full-back who rejected a contract with St Mirren last month has been in discussions with the Rugby Park club to stay in Scotland.
And speaking to STV, Humphrey Nijman says the move could be finalised in the next 48 hours.
He said: “There was interest in Jeroen from other clubs but Kilmarnock's [interest] was the most concrete.
“You never know in football but we’re a long way ahead and I’d hope to finalise things over the weekend.
“He enjoyed playing with St Mirren and feels comfortable living and playing in Scotland.”
After joining from Telstar the 23-year-old made 41 appearances for Danny Lennon’s men last season.
Kilmarnock were in the market for a full-back having brought Ben Gordon back for a second loan spell in January.
The 21-year-old helped the club win the Scottish Communities League Cup in March and said he would examine his options in the summer.
Gordon and his representatives are said to have had a positive meeting with the London club with no decision on his future to be made for around three or four weeks.
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