Millers linked with highly-rated Hearts boss

ROTHERHAM United could be about to strike quickly after last night's shock departure of Kenny Jackett.

The Millers have been linked in the national media with highly-rated Hearts boss Robbie Neilson less than a day after Jackett left the club following his 39 days in charge.

But they could face a battle for his signature with the 36 year old Neilson currently in talks with MK Dons.

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The League One side have moved to bring in the one-time Scottish international to replace the axed Karl Robinson.

Neilson steered the Edinburgh side to the Scottish Championship title in 2015 and they are currently fourth in the SPL.

But sources in Scotland have this afternoon have played down the reports, saying that Neilson is looking for a club with stability and that discussions with MK Dons are at an advanced stage.