JIMMY THELIN, the Elfsborg manager who sold Gustaf Lagerbielke to Celtic in the summer, has agreed to become Aberdeen’s new boss.

However, the 46-year-old Swede will NOT be in the Hampden dug-out when the Dons face the holders a week on Saturday.

Thelin will remain with his club side until their game against IFK Gothenburg on June 1 before arriving at Pittodrie to take over the pre-season preparations, according to a report in the Scottish Sun.

SWEDE DREAMS…Gustaf Lagerbielke after completing his £3million move to Celtic from Elfsborg in August.

Celtic’s last-four opponents in the national competition will be bossed by interim gaffer Peter Leven as Brendan Rodgers’ side eye a place in the showpiece showdown on the iconic date of May 25.

Ex-Hoops midfielder Barry Robson was in charge at the north-east outfit at the start of the campaign, but was sacked in January with veteran English coach Neil Warnock stepping in for a brief period.

Thelin is known to the Parkhead club as the boss who sold central defender Lagerbielke to the champions for £3million in August.

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