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Dundee United sign Billy McKay on loan

By August 28, 2015No Comments

Dundee United have completed the signing of Wigan striker Billy McKay on a season-long loan.

Reports had suggested that a deal had been struck after United’s offer of £200,000 was accepted but that fell through after the 26-year-old’s severance package could not be agreed.

The attacker will join on a loan deal instead. McKay could go straight into the squad to for United’s trip to face Ross County on Saturday.

The Tangerines have beaten off competition from a number of clubs including Hibernian, Ross County and Inverness CT.

McKay moved to the League One side in January but the former Inverness forward has found first-team opportunities hard to come by.