Ross County manager Derek Adams has tipped his former player Michael Gardyne to shine at Dundee United and gain a spot in Craig Levein’s international set-up.
The 26-year-old made 40 appearances for the Staggies last season as they gained promotion to the SPL.
Gardyne’s 15 goals from midfield attracted the interest of United who sealed a pre-contract agreement with the player in January.
And Adams sees no reason why the player can’t earn a place in the Scotland squad.
He told The Scottish Sun: “Like any player, Michael will have to adapt to his new club and win the right to play every week.
“But if he gets the chance to do that, I’ve no doubts about how well he will do.
“He is a special talent who was good for County and we were good for him.
“Of course, we didn’t want to lose him, but I’m delighted to see any player from this club move up in his career.
“Michael’s ability has never been in question and when it comes to catching the eye of the national coach, playing week in, week out in the SPL will make all the difference for him.
“I certainly believe he will gain that recognition.
“The Dundee United manager Peter Houston is part of the Scotland set-up and I’m sure Michael will get his chance if he performs as he can at Tannadice.”
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