Dundee United’s search for a third striker has reached an impressive conclusion, with in-demand Lawrence Shankland persuaded to sign for the club he tormented.
St Johnstone are set to make a double signing, with Stevie May being one and Estonian international centre-back Madis Vihmann the other.
It isn’t just the Class of 2014 who have vivid memories of May 17, St Johnstone’s greatest day.
Matty Kennedy was carted off in agony as St Johnstone kicked off pre-season with a 1-1 draw against Glentoran.
It has long been thought that one of the many reasons Dundee United will continue to cruise to the Championship title is the depth of their squad.
St Johnstone fans will be keeping their fingers crossed that there are new attacking options for manager Tommy Wright by the time their team returns to action at Easter Road after their weekend off.
Now that he has got the taste for scoring goals, Ali McCann is hungry for more.
Young St Johnstone midfielder Ali McCann has signed a new three-and-a-half-year deal with the Perth club.
A John McGinn hat-trick, a first goal for Lawrence Shankland and an utterly dominant performance gave Steve Clarke the emphatic win over the lowest-ranked nation in world football that was expected and required to end a wretched run of form and results.
Kane Hemmings and Lawrence Shankland will both want to shine in the Dundee derby spotlight.