Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Pressley Wants To Finalise Deal Soon

Pressley Wants To Finalise Deal Soon

Steven Pressley is hoping to finalise a deal with his new club as soon as possible.

Dundee United's Craig Levein has been intouch with the Scotland International and admits that his chances of bringing the 33-year-old to Tannadice are slim, but he's at least pleaded his case with Pressley.

"I spoke to Steven yesterday and he knows I want to sign him, but he has other offers to consider and I would say we are well down the pecking order," said Levein.

"From speaking to him, I think he wants his future sorted out sooner rather than later, but, right now, I`m not holding my breath so far as our chances go."

Rangers were being linked with a move for the defender, but have since publically denied any interest. Though, Celtic, Southampton and Derby are among several clubs who have admitted an interest in signing Pressley.

"Of course I would like to sign Pressley, I think if you asked 90 percent of the managers in Scotland, they would say the same thing," said Levein.

"I am fairly realistic about these things and I am sure he will have a lot of very good offers - but I would love to see him here."

"I had a chat with him yesterday about a number of things, not just about coming to Tannadice. I have made a pitch to him and we will see what happens."

"I don't think I would be doing my job properly for Dundee United if I did not make an effort to get him."

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
More United News:
News Archive
Levein Wont Spend Just For The Sake Of It
United Blow Chance To Sign Pressley
Winter Set To Return To England
United Agree Terms With Frenchman
Dundee United Get Saints In The Cup
Have Your Say:
Dundee United Forums
All SPL Forums

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football


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

Writer:Arab Jacques
Date:Wednesday December 13 2006
Time: 3:00PM

Comments

0
Im glad Dundee United are showing ambition by approaching Pressley, but its unlikely he'll ever return to Tannadice.
ArabJacques
13/12/2006 04:08:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

Striker exits United

Dundee United have released striker Darko Bodul following their relegation from the Scottish Premiership.

No move on striker

Dundee United weren't expected to move for their former striker David Goodwillie.

United decide against keeper

Dundee United won't be taking up their one-year contract option on goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima.

A New Season - New Rules For Dundee United

With the curtain almost drawn on the 2015/16 campaign, with a handful of Play Off games to go and most looking towards the European Championships in France...

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
Yes96%
No4%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 38 26 8 4 86 62
2 Aberdeen 38 22 5 11 71 14
3 Hearts 38 18 11 9 65 19
4 St. Johnstone 38 16 8 14 56 3
5 Motherwell 38 15 5 18 50 -16
6 Ross County 38 14 6 18 48 -6
7 Inverness 38 14 10 14 52 6
8 Dundee 38 11 15 12 48 -4
9 Partick 38 12 10 16 46 -9
10 Hamilton 38 11 10 17 43 -21
11 Kilmarnock 38 9 9 20 36 -23
12 Dundee United 38 8 7 23 28 -25
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.thhov1
2.Brian J McHardy1