Robbie Neilson made Adam King a Dundee United player recently. The ex-Swansea man has penned a three-year deal with the Tannadice outfit.

He made his debut against Stenhousemuir in League Cup action recently. He made an apperance from the bench as the Tangerines went on to win 2-1 at Ochillview.

King made his Dundee United debut for Neilson last night. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Now his new boss Neilson has commented on what the new Arab brings to Tayside.

Neilson told NTOF and the assembled media: ” King came on (Against Stenhousemuir) and he’s not played in a long time. He just needs a bit of time but you can see his quality.

“He’s technically a very good player. He’s still at a good age we can develop him. He can play sitting in front of the back four or further forward so it just gives us some options in the middle.”

King is a decent signing for Dundee United boss Neilson

Agaisnt the Warriors King looked like he hadn’t played for a long time. He lacked that extra bit of sharpness the rest of his peers seem to have, which is no fault of his own.

He was last with Swansea’s U23 squad.  (Photo by Harriet Lander/Getty Images)

According to Transfermarkt, his last full 90 minutes was for Swansea U23s on April 4 of this year. It’s no surprise to hear he’ll take a bit of time to get up to scratch.

On his day though King has brilliant passing ability and has a decent shot on him from outside the box. King can link defence to attack pretty quickly, with his most effective role perhaps being attacking midfield. He does have a bit of bite about him, although his attacking qualities outweigh his defensive ones.

The former Swansea kid should make for a decent addition for Neilson and United.

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