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Lawrence Shankland Of Dundee United Is Set To Join Beerschot

Lawrence Shankland, a striker for Dundee United, is likely to join top-flight Belgian team Beerschot for PS1 million.
Before leaving Tannadice Field, the Scotland international will undergo a medical.
Shankland was out of Saturday’s triumph over Rangers due to a hip injury sustained in training, according to head coach Thomas Courts.
Please use the Chrome browser for a more accessible video player. Courts said following Shankland’s 50-yard goal against St Johnstone in January that he was set to meet with owner Mark Ogren and expected some departures from the club.
“I think we’re just building to a natural crescendo at this stage of the transfer window with a couple out and a few in,” he told Sky Sports.
Courts welcomes transfer interest in his players Image: Courts says he will try to add to his squad before the window closes Speaking to Sky Sports News before of the season, Courts said he was glad to see his key players linked with moves away from the Scottish Premiership club.
“It pleases me that these athletes are receiving attention since they are elite players,” he remarked.
“I see it every day in the way they train and play,” says the coach.
“Finally, when we recruit what we believe are potential assets, bigger teams will come calling and expressing interest.”
That is something for which we must be prepared.
“I see that as a positive sign in terms of the approach we’ve got at the club,” Courts said. With Dundee United expecting to add to their roster before the transfer market closes, Courts underlined that he will also look to offer youth a chance.
When questioned about possible signings, Courts remarked, “I’ve been talking to the club about it on a regular basis.”
For a more accessible video player, please use the Chrome browser. Highlights of Dundee United’s Scottish Premiership triumph against Rangers “I want to be incredibly selective with the recruitment this year because, again, I do believe the young players are scalable here,” says the manager.
“Before we rush into the transfer market, I want to make sure I’ve looked through every single player here, and I think we’re almost there.”
“We’re almost there in terms of making some major decisions,” he says. Dundee United is doing things differently at Tannadice, with a focus on youth development and an openness to fresh coaching ideas.
In an exclusive conversation with Sky Sports, sporting director Tony Asghar discusses the team’s quest for a competitive advantage…

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