Dundee United have signed former West Ham defender Guy Demel for the remainder of the season.
Hearts failed to close the gap on Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic after drawing 1-1 with Dundee, as Dundee United lost again.
Mixu Paatelainen remains confident Dundee United can stay up despite them sliding six points adrift.
Gavin Gunning has returned to Dundee United as Mixu Paatelainen's first signing since he took charge of the club.
Mario Bilate has left Dundee United by mutual consent after suffering a season-ending injury earlier this year.
Hearts and Aberdeen close the gap at the top, while St Jonstone and Inverness Caley win, and Dundee draw with Partick.
York City have appointed former Celtic and Scotland defender Jackie McNamara as their new manager.
Dundee United are closing in on a move to sign Japanese World Cup goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima.
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