Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Tangerines reject striker bid

Tangerines reject striker bid

Dundee United have rejected an offer from Italian Serie 'A' club Catania for leading scorer Johnny Russell.

The Sicilians have reportedly made a couple of bids for the 23-year-old striker over the past three weeks, with the latest of them being around 600,000 Euros (approximately £515,000).

But the Tannadice board considered that below their valuation of the 20-goal marksman who is currently ruled out of action with a broken fibula.

Russell still has a year left on his existing contract and it is hoped that he can be persuaded to extend that deal.

However, SPL champions Celtic are also monitoring his situation, while a number of leading clubs from south of the border are similarly keeping checks.

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Vital Arabs
Date:Monday April 22 2013
Time: 10:04PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

United snap up goalscorer

Dundee United have snapped up experienced striker Scott McDonald on an initial one-year deal.

Dundee United 4 Cowdenbeath 1

Dundee United struck three times after the break for a 4-1 Scottish League Cup Group C victory against Cowdenbeath at Tannadice.

The Tangerines went in front via Sam Stanton's first goal for the club on the half-hour following a through pass by fellow newcomer Billy King.

Teenager Jamie Robson also dragged beyond the far post before King added another with a chipped finish at the start of the second period.

Defender Robson was then fouled by Jamie Pyper inside the area on 6

Stats: Dundee United v Cowdenbeath

All the stats from Dundee United (4) vs (1) Cowdenbeath, Tannadice, Sun 23rd July 3.00pm Att: 3,253

Team Line-Ups: Dundee United v Cowdenbeath

Team line-ups for Dundee United v Cowdenbeath in Scottish League Cup Group C at Tannadice.

Archived Vital Arabs Articles

Vital Arabs articles from

Site Journalists

Malpas
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Ray McKinnon was the right choice as manager?
Suggested By: Vital Arabs
Yes81%
No19%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football