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Marc McNulty joins Dundee United on loan from Reading

The Scotland international has moved to Tannadice on season-long loan.

Marc McNulty joins Dundee United on loan from Reading SNS Group

Marc McNulty has completed a loan move from Reading to Dundee United, moving to Tannadice for the remainder of the season.

The Scotland international has made the deadline day move as United manager looks to bolster his attacking options.

McNulty, who has two international caps, began his career in Scotland with Livingston but has spent the majority of his career in England with Sheffield United, Portsmouth, Bradford, Coventry City and Sunderland among his former clubs.

The Reading striker has also spent two loan spells at Hibernian.

United manager Micky Mellon told the club website: “I’m pleased that we’re going to be able to add another international footballer with the qualities that Marc has to the group in order to help us move forward to the Dundee United we all want to see. He’s definitely a step in the right direction for us to achieve that.

“The backing that we’ve got from the chairman, in these times, to get it over the line is terrific. He’s helped us to bring another quality player to the group.

“Marc’s an international player so he’ll bring the qualities of a player who has played at the highest level. He’s pacey, clever and fantastic in the 18-yard box. You only have to look at his goals-per-game – he scores everywhere he’s been.

“We’re looking forward to getting him in and working with him with the rest of the group and, hopefully, pushing him as well towards getting back into the Scotland squad on a regular basis.”