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 harm in coaching.
Courts revealed after the match he was set to fulfill proprietor Mark Ogren and anticipated some departures from the membership.
“I believe at this stage of the switch window, we’re simply constructing to a pure crescendo with a pair out just a few 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 mentioned: “It is pleasing for me that these gamers are attracting curiosity as a result of they’re prime gamers.
“I see that day-after-day within the phrases of the best way that they prepare and play.
“In the end once we recruit, what we really feel are future belongings, in some unspecified time in the future greater golf equipment are going to return calling and exhibiting curiosity. We must be ready for that.
“I see that as a optimistic signal when it comes to the technique we have got 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 children an opportunity.
“It is one thing I have been chatting with the membership about regularly,” mentioned 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 leap straight into the switch market, I need to be sure I’ve forged a watch over each single participant right here, and I believe we’re virtually there.
“We’re practically there when it comes to making some key selections.”
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