By Wayne Veysey

24th Jul, 2020 | 10:29am

Exclusive: SPL club in advanced talks to sign Man City winger

Man City winger Luke Bolton is in advanced talks to join newly-promoted SPL club Dundee United, Football Insider can reveal.

The 20-year-old, who can also play at full-back, is close to a move north of the border after spending this season on loan at Championship club Luton Town.

A recruitment source has told Football Insider that terms are being thrashed out for Bolton to join Dundee United on loan following their return to the Scottish Premiership.

All parties are increasingly confident an agreement can soon be in place.

City and their manager Pep Guardiola have given the green light for Bolton to go out on loan again in order to get key first-team experience.

He was a regular for Luton in their recently-ended Championship campaign that ended in dramatic late survival.

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Bolton made 10 league starts among 28 appearances in all competitions and played predominantly at right-back.

He has previously had a spell on loan at Wycombe Wanderers in League One after flourishing in City’s Under-23s and Under-18s.

Dundee United have returned to the Scottish top flight after being crowned champions following a resolution passed soon after the pandemic.

Robbie Nielson’s side were 14 points clear when the season was halted prematurely.

In other news, Man City are plotting a raid for a £40m-valued star from Premier League club and may offer John Stones in part-exchange.

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