United secure top youngsters
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Both players have signed until 2004 after making their full first team debuts for The Tangerines this season, and are held in high regard by manager Alex Smith.
Smith believes that in order for Scottish clubs to maintain their long-term financial security youth development is imperative.
"The way things are going at present it's important for SPL clubs to get away from having too many foreign players," said Smith.
"The priority is to produce players capable of coming through the ranks and reaching the first team.
"Dundee United have always given youngsters a chance and this proves the case again," concluded Smith.
A vast amount of uncertainty has surrounded the future of Scottish football, after Rangers and Celtic opted against signing Sky's proposed SPL TV deal.