Paul Burns signs a two-year deal with Dunfermline

Paul Burns (left); Jim McIntyre (right)

Dunfermline boss Jim McIntyre welcomes his new signing

Dunfermline have confirmed the signing of Queen of the South midfielder Paul Burns on a two-year deal.

Burns, 27, has spent the past 11 years at the Palmerston Park outfit but has moved to join the Pars' Scottish Premier League assault next season.

Comfortable in positions across the midfield, Burns made over 250 top-team appearances for Queen of the South.

Burns arrival follows the departures of Alex Burke, Neil McGregor, Chris Higgins, Jake Hyde and Jordan White.