Harry Clarke is awaiting the green light in order to confirm his season-long loan transfer from Arsenal to Ross County.

The defender is highly-rated at Arsenal and played 33 times on loan at Oldham Athletic last season. He is now wanted as part of Ross County manager Malky Mackay’s rebuild at the cinch Premiership club based in Dingwall.

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Clarke is set for Dingwall. (Photo by Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images)

County have held talks with the English Premier League giants over taking Clarke to the Highlands. Mackay is waiting for the Arsenal seal of approval before confirming the signing of Clarke.

Aged 20, Clarke would add to Mackay’s centre-back options if his loan from Arsenal is completed. The County manager is looking to make new additions to his squad and his hopefully of bringing in a couple of fresh faces next week. Austrian midfielder David Cancola’s quarantine period will be over from Monday after his signing earlier this month.

 

Mackay’s team start their Premiership campaign at home to St Johnstone on Saturday.

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