The Scotsman is a free agent after leaving Plymouth Argyle at the end of the 2018/19 campaign. The Dee are currently preparing for a new campaign under new boss James McPake after their relegation to the Championship.
Ness would be a good signing if they want to make the jump back to the top flight.
Ness is arguably Premiership quality, Dundee would be grabbing a bargain
Midfielder Ness was hyped up as a young player at Rangers. He won plaudits for his early Ibrox performances but left the club in 2012. He was expected to kick on but injuries have curtailed his progress.
Stoke City, Crewe Alexandria, Leyton Orient, Scunthorpe United and Plymouth are the clubs Ness played for down south. He’s never really hit the heights expected of him. That’s not say he isn’t a good player though, especially for a team like Dundee.
Ness established himself as a solid midfielder in the EFL. He made 30 appearances last term for Argyll, making a total of 156 south of the border.
A technical midfielder, Ness likes to get his foot on the ball and play. Aged 28 now, he’s a far cry away from being a talented youngster, but he’d still be a real coup for McPake.
He’s experienced, whilst also still having real talent. Having him in the midfield alongside Shaun Byrne would be a brilliant partnership. Byrne would do the leg work while Ness plays like a deep lying playmaker.
The Dens Park side would be getting him for nothing. On that basis a move for Ness seems sensible. Dundee get a good midfielder and the 28-year-old gets the chance to rebuild his career.