Former Brisbane Roar midfielder Bob Malcolm has received his international clearance back to Scotland and is free it make his debut for Dundee United.

The 29-year old former Rangers man was experiencing difficulty in gaining his clearance from the Roar but is now free to take on Raith Rovers in tomorrow's Scottish Cup quarter finals at Dens Park.

"Clearance has come through so I am able to play," said Malcolm.

"I haven't played for two months but this is a big opportunity and I'm hoping to play my part."