Dundee have announced the loan signing of Rangers youngster Josh McPake.

According to the Daily Record, the Dee were fighting with Premiership sides St Johnstone and Ross County for the young attackerโ€™s signature. Itโ€™s the Dens Park side though who have won the race.

Dens Park is his new home. (Photo by Sharon Latham/Manchester City FC via Getty Images)

He joins the club on a six-month loan deal. The 17-year-old strengthens the attacking department at Dens Park.

Some Dundee fans have reacted to McPake arriving in Tayside.

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McPake should do well with Dundee

This is a decent signing for the Dens Park club, even if it is just a short-term deal. McPake will add versatility to the Dee forward line, with the ability to play as a centre forward or on the wing.

His new boss James McPake will be delighted to have him. (photo by David Young/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Incredibly quick and a great dribbler of the ball, the 17-year-old has all the ability to make the jump into the senior game on a regular basis.

He has shown this in the Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup, netting against Berwick Rangers and Stranraer for the Rangers colts side.

This will be great for his development too. There is only so much you can learn in the Reserve League, playing competitive football every week will really mature him as a player.

Playing in Tayside every week will mature him. (Photo by Jeff Holmes/Getty Images)

He could be in line to make his debut against Inverness this weekend. Some fans certainly seem keen to see McPake in action for Dundee.

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