Brian McLean says the chance to play against the likes of Dynamo Moscow in the Europa League qualifying stages justifies his decision to join Dundee United.
The 27-year-old signed on with Peter Houston’s men after falling out of favour at Preston North End.
McLean, who spent time with Falkirk and Motherwell, is relishing the chance to face former Liverpool man Andriy Voronin and Germany striker Kevin Kuranyi.
Speaking about the former Schalke man, he told the Daily Record: “It will obviously be a big challenge but we all want to play against the best players and Kuranyi falls into that category.
“It’s hard not to see how good he is when he’s on television but it’s a great stage and I joined the club because of occasions like this.”
United have recorded wins over Dundee and Raith Rovers in pre-season so far and Kerr believes the Terrors are in good shape going into next week’s tie.
He added: “We have about 10 days until our first game so there’s time to get things right.
“I think things are beginning to come together quite nicely.”
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