Zander Clark has indicated to St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright that he wants to sign a new contract.
The first Dundee derby of the new Championship season is scheduled to take place at Tannadice on Saturday, August 31.
St Johnstone yesterday completed a double signing.
St Johnstone have completed the signing of former Dundee goalkeeper Elliott Parish. The Englishman has agreed a two-year deal and will provide competition for number one keeper Zander Clark. Saints return to pre-season training next week.
Tommy Wright has dismissed the theory that he isn’t bothered about getting young players into his St Johnstone first team as a myth.
Out-of-contract Joe Shaughnessy has put his football future on hold.
Missing the start of the season won’t be “the worst thing in the world”, Drey Wright has admitted.
St Johnstone defender Jason Kerr has emerged as a top summer transfer target of English Championship side Barnsley.
The two St Johnstone youngsters who got a taste of first team football at the end of last season will have Liam Craig’s support to make sure their careers continue to progress at McDiarmid Park.
Murray Davidson will return to pre-season training with the same zeal and determination as always – “come back in good shape and prove how good you are.”