Dundee United’s main man looks dejected and St Johnstone’s main man is elated. Will it be a different story after the clubs meet on Saturday? And is Charlie Adam too good for a Dundee team that was woeful against Hearts?
The honeymoon is over for Micky Mellon at Dundee United - but wait until he has his best team on the pitch before rushing to judgment. The Betfred Cup has been perfect for St Johnstone and Dundee are in good shape for a flying start against Hearts
On the 20th anniversary of Dundee signing Argentinian star Claudio Caniggia, we look at why his legend has grown like no other player since. Dundee United ensure they won’t be in relegation trouble with their deadline day signing, while St Johnstone pin their hopes on an Israeli striker.
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Another forward is expected at Dundee United but what will that mean for the ones already at the club? St Johnstone need to make sure they don’t get badly beaten by Celtic and the Hearts v Dundee build-up has already begun.
Lawrence Shankland and Logan Chalmers stole the show for Dundee United against St Mirren and Micky Mellon is happy to build-up the hype. St Johnstone need a new number nine of their own and the buzz around Dundee is growing.
Dundee United midfield could do with Charlie Adam-esque creativity and Dundee have got the real thing
Early season optimism is fading at Tannadice, with problems in midfield one of the big reasons. A win is needed against St Mirren to revive positivity. The jury is still out on St Johnstone’s strikers and Dundee fans have got the marquee signing they craved in Charlie Adam.
Danny McNamara is making an impact at St Johnstone that reminds Jim Spence of the great Danny McGrain, Dundee United have had a wake-up call, and Dundee are right to try to sign Charlie Adam.
Great things lie ahead for Dundee United with young (and older) stars emerging at Tannadice, Dundee send out the wrong message with academy volunteers, and St Johnstone need a win to keep the glass half-full.
Dundee United should get more than the £2 million accepted by Livingston for Lyndon Dykes if they sell Lawrence Shankland and the team continues to thrive without him. Also, the pressure is off St Johnstone for Aberdeen match.