Scotland's football authorities are working on a deal to send the relaunched Rangers into Division One next season with Sky agreeing to broadcast the Ibrox side's matches.
But The Scottish FA have been warned of a potential revolt by supporters of lower league clubs if Rangers bypass Divisions Three and and Two after their expected denied entry to the Scottish Premier League.
St Johnstone have told their supporters the Perth club will join others in voting against a Rangers newco being allowed to replace the old club in the SPL.
Meanwhile, Dunfermline and Dundee are in dispute about which club should replace Rangers in the SPL with the Pars having been relegated from the top flight last season and the Dens Park side ending runners-up in Division One.
Rhys McCabe is expected to reject having his contract transferred to the Rangers newco from the old club.
Celtic have been encouraged to make a move for Rosenborg midfielder Markus Henriksen with the Norwegian club struggling financially.
Raith Rovers boss John McGlynn expects to learn next week whether he is the new Hearts manager.
St Johnstone manager Steve Lomas has confirmed his interest in Falkirk striker Farid El Alagui.