Kosta Gadzhalov’s season is over after just one match of his loan spell at Brechin City.
Dundee plan to restart talks with a number of their out-of-contract players in the next week.
Kosta Gadzhalov penned a new 12-month deal with Dundee last week and the reaction from the majority of fans was one of delight.
The clear-out at Dens Park has already begun even before Dundee have appointed a permanent manager.
Dundee face an anxious wait over a number of their first-team squad after a punishing international break.
Dundee have injury worries over Kosta Gadzhalov after the centre-back limped out of Tuesday night’s 3-1 testimonial win over Forfar.
Kosta Gadzhalov can be the ideal replacement for Julen Etxabeguren when Dundee travel to play St Johnstone this weekend at McDiarmid Park.
Usually Kosta Gadzhalov is the quiet man around Dens Park, going about his business without a fuss — but on Saturday he stole centre stage.
Dundee defender Kosta Gadzhalov has picked up a slight knock, forcing him out of pre-season training.
Dundee manager Paul Hartley says he has made decisions on who he wants to keep this summer, and who he is happy to see leave.