Ex-Portsmouth target Lawrence Shankland set to snub Sunderland for Dundee United

Former Pompey target Lawrence Shankland is poised to join Dundee United.

Wednesday, 3rd July 2019, 3:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 4th July 2019, 11:38 pm
Lawrence Shankland. Picture: Steve Welsh/Getty Images)

Reports in Scotland suggest the striker will complete his move to Tannadice Park tomorrow.

League One rivals Sunderland were also rumoured to be interested in the man who bagged 34 goals from 41 appearances for Ayr United in the Scottish Championship last term.

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But according to The Courier, Robbie Neilson’s Dundee have agreed terms with the 23-year-old and the deal is subject to a medical.

Jackett has bolstered his striking options by signing Ellis Harrison from Ipswich for an undisclosed fee – believed to be around £450,000.