Dundee United fans have been reassured that new owner Mark Ogren has an American dream that is founded on worthy motives.
New Dundee United owner and chairman, US-based businessman Mark Ogren, insists that he is focused on the short-term target of promotion to the Premiership along with the longer-term aim of improving the foundations of the club.
VIDEO: Groundshare or merger with Dundee “not on new owner’s agenda”, says outgoing Dundee United chairman Mike Martin
Dundee United's outgoing chairman Mike Martin has moved to dispel rumours that the club having a new American owner might one day lead to a groundshare or merger with city rivals Dundee, saying he and Mark Ogren discussed the issue "literally for about 10 seconds".
Dundee United have confirmed they are now owned by American businessman Mark Ogren.
With Dundee United under new ownership, Courier Sport looks back on the power changes which have led to the club being controlled by an American businessman with no link to Tannadice for the first time in its history.
Chairman Mike Martin is expected to confirm the involvement of American investors in Dundee United today.
The Federation of Dundee United Supporters' Clubs have been reassured the proposed takeover of the club is still on the cards.
Dundee United boss Robbie Neilson is placing his trust in chairman Mike Martin to do the right thing for the club as the takeover saga rumbles on.
Dundee United's long-running takeover saga is nearing an end, with chairman Mike Martin rumoured to have sold his shares.
A possible American takeover at Dundee United has been doing the rounds since the previous Tannadice chairman made his numerous boomerang trips to Australia, where he claimed to be trying to buy Newcastle Jets.