Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

United Still Keen On Oldham Striker?

United Still Keen On Oldham Striker?

There is still a slim chance that Oldham Athletic striker Chris Porter will join Dundee United next week, after speculation that the 23-year-old is now keen on a move to Scotland.

Dundee United manager Craig Levein admitted earlier this week that Porter was his number one choice in the hunt for a new striker.

A deal seemed unlikely after Porter failed to come to a decision on Dundee United`s offer, before a Tuesday night deadline set by Levein.

Speaking to the Scotsman, Levein said 'To be honest, he was my top target for a striker."

"We set a deadline for a decision from him, but the lad couldn`t make up his mind so we pulled the plug. "

'He would have liked more time, but I want people who are desperate to come to this club and be part of what we are trying to do.'

Although, Porter now appears to have come to a decision about his future and is considering a move to Scotland, with Motherwell now linked with the talented youngster.

Motherwell manager Mark McGhee is apparently close to sign the former Bury frontman, making him his 2nd signing since taking over as manager of the Fir Park side.

However, Craig Levein still has time to reconsider his decision on Porter and Dundee United might make a last ditch attempt to steal Porter away from their SPL rivals Motherwell.



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

Writer:Arab Jacques
Date:Friday June 29 2007
Time: 7:32PM

Comments

0
Oldham official site seemingly says he has signed for Motherwell. Not checked though.
Dayzo
29/06/2007 23:36:00
0
Nothing has been confirmed yet, no deal completed..... and anything can happen in football!!! Although, it is looking more likely he will sign for Motherwell on Monday.
ArabJacques
30/06/2007 09:11:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Dundee United Articles

Queen of the South 3 Dundee United 0

Dundee United confirmed an end-of-season play-off place despite their recent three-match winning run being shattered by a 3-0 defeat at Queen of the South.

Lyndon Dykes gave the hosts an early advantage that was improved upon by Joe Thomson around the half-hour mark. Substitute Connor Murray went on to add another from distance.

The Tangerines can now at least begin planning for either Dunfermline Athletic or Inverness CT in their play-off quarter-final. Whoever progresses through

Stats: Queen of the South v Dundee United

All the stats from Queen of the South (3) vs (0) Dundee United, Palmerston Park, Sat 21st Apr 3.00pm Att: 1,531

Team Line-Ups: Queen of the South v Dundee United

Team line-ups for Queen of the South v Dundee United at Palmerston Park (kick-off 3.00pm).

Queen of the South v Dundee United

Dundee United play their final away game of the regular season as they travel to Queen of the South this afternoon (kick-off 3.00pm).

Dundee United Archived 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
Yes78%
No22%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Write for Vital Football