Kenny Miller: Dundee sign former Rangers striker & ex-Livingston boss

Kenny Miller in action for Livingston
Miller started all seven games for Livingston, scoring one goal, before his exit as player-manager

Striker Kenny Miller has completed a move to Dundee after his seven-week spell as player-manager of Livingston.

The 38-year-old former Rangers forward signed a two-year deal after opting to join former Ibrox team-mate Neil McCann at Dens Park.

St Mirren boss Alan Stubbs was keen on signing Miller after his seven-week spell at Livingston ended on 20 August.

But Miller will instead join the Premiership's bottom club, who have lost their opening three league games.

"I'm really looking forward to getting the boots back on," said Miller, who hopes to feature against Motherwell at Dens Park on Saturday.

Talking to DeeTV, he said that McCann had "a huge impact" on his decision.

"I've got a long-standing relationship with the manager from Rangers and with Scotland," he said. "He's someone I really respect and I like the way his team tries to play. I think it will really suit my game.

"Hopefully, I can bring some experience and help the boys get the season kick-started."

Dundee have not scored in their last three matches, with manager McCann bemoaning "a lack of confidence because we're not taking chances" after last Saturday's 1-0 defeat at St Johnstone.

They will be the sixth Scottish club Miller has played for in a 20-year career, with his third spell at Rangers ending in acrimonious circumstances at the end of last season.

Miller, who has scored more than 200 goals in over 600 club appearances as well as 18 in his 69 caps for Scotland, has also played in England, Wales, Turkey and Canada.

St Mirren will now look elsewhere to bolster their forward line.

"It wasn't for the want of trying," said Stubbs of the Paisley club's bid to land Miller. "I don't think it has come down to finances, from what I was told.

"I had an initial conversation with Kenny five or six days (ago) and then we have left it in the hands of the club to deal with. So we move on."

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