Date: 29th May 2006 at 11:03am
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The Owls have been linked with a summer move for highly-rated Livingston defender David McNamee – but face competition from a host of other clubs for his signature.

The SPL side have announced they have received two bids for the 25-year-old Scotland defender, and have revealed a number of clubs including the Owls, Coventry City and Aberdeen are tracking his progress.

Owls boss Paul Sturrock is chasing another defender to bolster his squad ahead of the new season. Aberdeen defender Kevin McNaughton was high on his wanted list, but McNaughton opted for a move to Championship rivals Cardiff City last week.

SPL side Aberdeen have already ruled themselves out of the running after revealing Livingstone demanded a fee his services.

The defender began his career at St Mirren where he made 23 appearances before moving to Blackburn Rovers for a fee of £300,000. McNamee failed to break into the Rovers side during his three year stay at Ewood Park.

He was released in the summer of 2002 where he returned north of the border and signed for Livingston on a free transfer. The 25-year-old has made 82 league appearances during his time there.

He was involved in Scotland’s recent tour of Asia and played in the 5-1 hammering of Bulgaria and the 0-0 draw with Japan.

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