Terrors demand decent fee
Dundee United say they will consider selling David Goodwillie - but only if the price is right.
Last Updated: 03/06/11 3:24pm
Dundee United have admitted they will consider selling David Goodwillie this summer - but only if the price is right.
The 22-year-old striker has been linked with Rangers and a clutch of Premier League clubs after scoring 19 goals last season.
That form saw him rewarded with his Scotland debut against the Faroe Islands in November and in March he signed a one-year contract extension to his existing deal, committing himself to the Terrors until 2013.
The Tannadice club are therefore in a strong position so although chairman Stephen Thompson acknowledges the interest in Goodwillie, he insists they will only sell if the price is right.
"He's under contract for another two seasons - we managed to get a year extension on that," Thompson told Sky Sports News.
"He's got a personal issue to be resolved at some point but he's contracted to us and if somebody came in with the right offer then fine.
"But as far as I'm concerned he'll be here on the 20th June when we come back for pre-season."
The Terrors are in no need to cash in on Goodwillie and manager Peter Houston has praised the board for already allowing him to bring in Willo Flood and John Rankin this summer.
"If we lose somebody it'll be because of money, it's not as if guy's going out of contract, and if we were to lose people for money, that will mean I'll be wanting to bring more players in," Houston added.
"The chairman and the board of directors have been good, the budget is going to stay the same as last season. In fact, just now, with the two players I've brought in it's slightly above that, so fair play to them for that."