Dundee midfielder Nicky Low set to move back to Derry City

Nicky Low in action against Celtic last season.

Dundee midfielder Nicky Low is set for a return to Irish side Derry City on a six-month loan deal.

The former Aberdeen midfielder has spent the past year on loan at Kenny Shiels’ side and says “it’s good to be back” after rejoining the club this week.

Although a deal has been agreed in principle, the formality of the move will be completed in the near future.

A fan’s favourite for the Candy Stripes, Low says it “just didn’t work out with Dundee” as he almost certainly brings an end to his time at the club with his contract expiring in the summer.

He told the Derry Journal: “It’s good to be back.

“We’ve been in talks a few weeks now so I’m just glad to get it done this week.

“I had a few offers after having a decent season last year and I just took my time to go over them and concentrated on what was best for me.

“When I left Aberdeen a few years back to go to Dundee, it didn’t work out with injuries and I was playing out of position.

“Sometimes you just don’t enjoy football and especially when I was injured.

“It just didn’t work out with Dundee and I came to Derry where I enjoyed my time and played regularly. The fans seem to like me too.

“I said to my agent when he was talking to clubs to stop and let’s get a deal with Derry done again because I knew Kenny was interested and that’s why it took a bit longer.”