Dundee United are willing to sell Rangers target Louis Appere for £2million this summer, Football Insider can reveal.
The 21-year-old winger, who is of dual French and Scottish citizenship, has being called up to the Scotland Under-21 squad after his career-changing campaign at Tannadice.
A United source has told Football Insider that the club have placed a valuation on Appere and are likely to let him go if it is met, regardless of promotion.
This comes after Football Insider revealed that Stoke City have joined Rangers in the race to land the rising star.
Appere has transformed from reserve forward to a shining light in the Robbie Neilson side that has taken the Scottish Championship by storm this season.
He had spent last term out on loan at Broughty Athletic juniors but has returned to Tannadice to be one of the second tier’s most potent attackers.
Appere has played in a variety of attacking roles, including on both flanks and as a central partner for main spearhead Lawrence Shankland.
The youngster’s 33 appearances in all competitions this season for United have yielded six goals and five assists.
He was operating mainly on the right wing before the season was suspended last month.
Neilson has been gushing in his praise of Appere, telling the Courier recently his progress this season has been a delightful surprise.
“Louis has been brilliant. He really has been excellent for us this season,” the United manager explained.
“We sort of allotted for 10-12 games for him this season…but he’s surpassed all our expectations to make over 30 appearances, scoring and creating goals.”
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