Rumours have been rife for months that McDaid can be making the change from The Oval to Windsor Park on the finish of his present contract with the Glens.
McDermott confirmed the information the striker can be making the transfer throughout Belfast as he introduced McDaid is one in every of three gamers departing the East Belfast membership with a transfer to David Healy’s aspect seemingly set to be confirmed on the finish of the month.
“Robbie scored some very important objectives for Glentoran in his 5 seasons right here, most notably, he performed an integral function within the Irish Cup success in 2020 scoring the winner in extra-time,” McDermott mentioned in a press release on Glens web site.
“He efficiently took the step with us in 2019 when transferring from part-time to full-time soccer and he performed his half in our journey.
“He has certainly left some nice recollections within the hearts of our followers.
“Robbie has determined to maneuver on on the expiry of his present contract and has knowledgeable us that he has agreed phrases with Linfield FC. We want Robbie one of the best in his future.”
Additionally departing the membership following the top of their present offers are Gael Bigirimana and Dillon Powers.
“Bigi has been a prime skilled throughout his time at Glentoran,” added McDermott.
“His persona is infectious, and I can say that he had a optimistic impression inside our squad.
“Bigi now’s contemplating choices so far as Asia, Center East and Africa. We want him each success in his subsequent step.
“Having joined us late within the 21/22 season, Dillon confirmed his high quality within the remaining months of the season.
“We all know that with a pre-season underneath his belt there can be much more to return from him.
“Nevertheless he has determined to return to the US together with his household to maneuver into the subsequent part of his profession. He’s a prime skilled and individual.”