Paatelainen fully expecting transfer interest in his players

Kilmarnock boss Mixu Paatelainen would not be shocked if clubs targeted his star players in January.

Kilmarnock boss Mixu Paatelainen would not be shocked if clubs targeted his star players in January.

The likes of Craig Bryson, Alexei Eremenko and Conor Sammon have enjoyed fine seasons to date for Killie.

Paatelainen is not reading too much into the interest, stating the press attention means they are simply playing well.

"I would not be surprised if there was a bid for Craig Bryson in January," stated Paatelainen.

"He has improved immensely as a player over the last few months. If a club meets our valuation they could be transferred.

"I know Alexei and Conor are being looked at. But that is fine as it shows just how well we are doing."

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