Dundee United striker Lawrence Shankland is ready to finish a £1m transfer to top-flight Belgian aspect Beerschot.
The Scotland worldwide may have a medical earlier than sealing a transfer away from Tannadice Park.
Shankland missed Saturday’s win over Rangers, with head coach Thomas Courts saying the 25-year-old had suffered a hip damage in coaching.
Courts revealed after the match he was set to fulfill proprietor Mark Ogren and anticipated some departures from the membership.
“I feel at this stage of the switch window, we’re simply constructing to a pure crescendo with a pair out a number of in,” he informed Sky Sports activities.
“That’s what the gamers want – a little bit of added high quality and wholesome competitors.”
Courts welcomes switch curiosity in his gamers
Chatting with Sky Sports activities Information earlier than the season received underway, Courts insisted he was happy to see his star males linked with strikes away from the Scottish Premiership membership.
He stated: “It is pleasing for me that these gamers are attracting curiosity as a result of they’re prime gamers.
“I see that every single day within the phrases of the way in which that they prepare and play.
“In the end once we recruit, what we really feel are future property, in some unspecified time in the future greater golf equipment are going to return calling and displaying curiosity. We must be ready for that.
“I see that as a Positive signal by way of the technique we have on the membership.”
With Dundee United anticipated so as to add to their squad earlier than the switch window shuts, Courts added that he may even look to offer kids an opportunity.
“It is one thing I have been chatting with the membership about regularly,” stated Courts when requested about potential signings.
“I need to be actually selective with the recruitment this yr as a result of once more, I do really feel the younger gamers are scalable right here.
“They’re hungry for alternatives so earlier than we bounce straight into the switch market, I need to be certain I’ve forged a watch over each single participant right here, and I feel we’re nearly there.
“We’re almost there by way of making some key selections.”
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