Dundee returned from a week off to comfortably beat League 2 side Arbroath at Gayfield.
Dundee are understood to have joined Aberdeen in the hunt for Arbroath midfielder Mark Whatley, with both clubs looking to have the 24-year-old join them for training before the end of the season.
Arbroath’s on-loan Dundee midfielder Dylan Carreiro could miss out on the run-in to the season after suffering from a stomach problem.
Dundee United and Dundee could be set to battle it out for the latest Queen’s Park young star.
Montrose boss Stuart Garden has brought in Dundee midfielder Jamie Reid on a month-long loan.