PATRICK McClean could be set for a second spell with Derry City after having talks with the club with a view of returning for the 2019 season.
McClean, 22, joined Waterford in 2017 from the Candystripes, playing an integral role in the Blues’ journey to promotion to the Premier Division.
In February, the Creggan man made the move closer to home, signing for Gerard Lyttle’s Sligo Rovers on a two-year contract.
However, despite having another year left on his current deal, McClean is open to a switch back to the Lone Moor Road under the stewardship of the new City management.
Elsewhere, a deal for Finn Harp’s left-back Ciaran Coll has been completed and an announcement is expected imminently.
Also, with Gerard Doherty’s departure confirmed, former Dundalk goalkeeper, Peter Cherrie is Devine’s number one choice to replace the 37-year-old.
Derry Daily understands Doherty could be set for a move to the Irish League.
David Parkhouse and Stephen O’Donnell are also seen as options for Devine as he looks to bolster his squad before Christmas.