Released Celtic striker Ben Hutchinson has emerged as a summer transfer target for Kilmarnock.

The 23-year old has linked up with Killie for their three-game pre-season tour of Northern Ireland and manager Kenny Shiels indicated that there is a strong chanced the player could sign if he does well in these matches.

"I'm looking forward to working with Ben. I believe he has something to offer," Shiels told the Daily Record.

"We are trying to build up his fitness and get the best out of him. He has the potential.

"He will get the chance to show what he can do during the three games and there may also be another trialist joining us later in the week."

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