St Johnstone boss Callum Davidson is pursuing other targets after admitting a move for Ross County striker Jordan White is вЂњprobably dead in the waterвЂќ. The Perth club made a bid to sign the 30-year-old last week, Davidson has now said: "We've moved on. We've got other targets we're looking at. "Asked about his recruitment plans for the remainder of the transfer window, he added: "We're active all the time. We've got to be prepared in case we lose anybody and we've got to have a look and see if there's anything out there we think can improve the team. "I'm not just going to bring players in for the sake of needing a signing. We have four or five players back (from injury) who are like new signings for us so the squad is very competitive and very experienced. вЂќDavidson is hopeful Saints are close to agreeing new contracts with some key players, including long-serving midfielder David Wotherspoon.
They crashed out of the Scottish Cup to the Championship's bottom side Hamilton Academical on Saturday to compound their recent woes. "He has to get players in, " Preston said on Sportsound. "It's been a struggle for them. It's going to be very difficult for them to maintain their league status. "That form becomes a habit and you need to break that habit - the quicker the better for Malky. "BBC Sport Scotland's chief sports writer Tom English added: "Mackay said the fact they haven't scored is an anomaly. They've scored one goal in six games - that's not an anomaly, that's consistency.
Ross County - BBC SportRoss County have two new strikers to choose from, with Eamonn Brophy and Josh Stones arriving on loan from St Mirren and Wigan Athletic respectively. Long-term absentees Ben Purrington (ankle) and Ben Paton (knee) are the only absentees. Kilmarnock winger Danny Armstrong is suspended after being sent off against Rangers in their previous league game.
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Rory McKenzie, Liam Donnelly and Fraser Murray will be assessed, with Innes Cameron and Jeriel Dorsett still out with hamstring problems. On-loan Aston Villa full-back Ben Chrisene is out for a significant period with a medial ligament injury. There's a huge game in Dingwall as bottom side Ross County host the team nearest to them, Kilmarnock. Defeat would leave Malky Mackay's side six points adrift and in serious trouble, having only picked up two points since the World Cup break.
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