Saints in line for a busy day
ST JOHNSTONE look like having a busy deadline day of signings as they attempt to bring three players in.
A loan deal is expected to be completed for Fulham winger George Williams with Saints also hoping to snap up another wide man on loan, Aberdeen’s Scott Wright.
They are also thought to be on the trail of promising Manchester United midfield player Matthew Willock.
The 21-year-old has been on loan with Dutch outfit Utrecht and has played in Holland’s top league , the Eredivisie.
Formerly on Arsenal’s books, he was released by the London club seven years ago and had trials at Reading and Sunderland before United signed him.
He has twice been an unused substitute in United senior squad fixtures.
The expected influx of new men comes on the back of Saints giving firstteam starting bows to two youngsters in the Scottish Cup win away to Albion Rovers.
Kyle McClean and Jason Kerr were among those brought in following the 3-1 home league loss against Partick Thistle and Alistair McCann made his top-team debut off the bench.
At 18 years, one month, 25 days he became the youngest player handed a first-team debut by Tommy Wright during his time at Saints.
Only Liam Caddis, Steven Reynolds and Stevie May have played i n the first team at a younger age since the Perth club’s return to the top flight in 2009.
Meanwhile, another young Saint has gone out on a Development loan.
Midfielder Danny Jardine has joined Stirling Albion until the end of the season.
St Johnstone U/20s drew 3-3 against Par tick i n Airdrie. John Robertson netted Saints’ three goals.
Aberdeen winger Scott Wright is a St Johnstone target.