UK time is: 21:30:59
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Levein On January Signing Targets

Dundee United's manager Craig Levein has admitted he's identified several signing targets and will do everything he can to bring them to Tannadice.

The January transfer window is now open and United have already signed French midfielder Morgaro Gomis from Cowdenbeath for a "nominal" fee.

Speaking after his sides humiliating 5-1 defeat to Falkirk on New Years day, Levein wouldn't name any specific players, but admitted he has his eye on a few players.

"I've got people I'm looking at - I don't know if I can get them, but I'll try my best," said Levein.

"There are certain positions on the pitch that need strengthened and probably need a bit more experience, but I'm working on that."

"There are not too many people out of contract at this time of year so I will need to do a bit of manoeuvring."

"There are certain things we need and I'm aware of that, whenever I get to the position where I can do something then I'll certainly let you all know."

There must be several members of the current Dundee United squad who are playing for their futures at the club, but Levein still doesn't think he's had enough time to get to know his players well enough.

"It's a situation where I'm looking at players constantly and trying to work out exactly what they can do for me, and how consistently," he added.

"There are only so many times you can go back to the well and I feel when one or two players go off the boil we don't have anybody else to help us change it."

"We need to be able to leave people out and I would have rested some had we had more quality available."

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
More United News:
News Archive
United Missed Noel Hunt v's Falkirk
5-1 Defeat Was A Blip...Says Levein
Dundee United Confirm Gomis Signing
Dundee United 1-5 Falkirk
Preview: United v Falkirk
Levein's 1st Pre-Window Signing
United Do Rangers 2 Favours In 5 Days
Have Your Say:
Dundee United Forums
All SPL Forums




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: Arab Jacques Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 2 2007

Time: 12:00PM

Your Comments

hope he gets the support from the club to bring in some of the players that he wants....
ernshaw
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Dundee United Articles

Single goal enough (Monday July 28 2014)

Striker comes back fighting (Friday July 25 2014)

United accept improved bid (Friday July 25 2014)

Dates change for United (Friday July 25 2014)

Tangerines reject increased offer (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Debut in defeat (Monday July 21 2014)

Defender carried off in romp (Saturday July 19 2014)

Newcomer tipped for success (Saturday July 19 2014)

United swoop for striker (Saturday July 19 2014)

Striker joy at equaliser (Friday July 18 2014)

Archived Dundee United Articles

List All Vital Arabs Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Breaking League News

Celtic ready to sell striker
Celtic : 28/07/2014 16:42:00
Clarets track Celtic defender
Celtic : 28/07/2014 16:28:00
Single goal enough
Dundee United : 28/07/2014 14:16:00
Youngsters edged out
Celtic : 26/07/2014 22:28:00
Two Fixtures Changed For TV Coverage
Rangers : 25/07/2014 19:18:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would Sunderland be a bad career move for John Souttar?
Suggested By:  Vital Arabs
Yes 80%
No 20%