Dundee United head coach Thomas Courts is set to sign Manchester United rising star Dylan Levitt on a season-long loan deal (DR).

The Welsh midfielder is highly-rated at the English Premier League club and Dundee United head coach Thomas Courts wants to bolster his squad after the sale of striker Lawrence Shankland to Belgian club Beerschot. Courts wants a deal with Manchester United sorted quickly.

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Levitt is highly-rated at Manchester United. (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

Levitt has had spells on loan Charlton and Croatian side Istra previously and he can play as an attacking midfielder. He is also capable of playing behind the striker.

Aged 20, Levitt has featured nine times for Wales and Manchester United want him to go out on loan again to build experience for the domestic and international scenes.

United travel to St Johnstone this weekend in league action. Courts’ side have added three players so far this summer; striker Marc McNulty, goalkeeper Trevor Carson and centre-back Charlie Mulgrew.

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