David Healy extends a warm welcome to Windsor Park to Daniel Finlayson.
“I’m delighted to advise our supporters that 21 year old Daniel Finlayson has agreed to join us on a season long loan from St Mirren (subject to international clearance formalities) upon the opening of the transfer window tomorrow.
Although Daniel is Scottish, he is a Northern Ireland under 21 international, being eligible to represent this country through his grandmother.
He’s a former Rangers Youth player who had a spell on loan in the USA at Orange County, along with Cameron Palmer and he spent last season on loan at Kelty Hearts from St Mirren.
He’s primarily a right back and his signing will increase the competition levels within the squad. He’s a player we’ve been aware of and taken a keen interest in for some time and I’m delighted to have got this signing concluded now, as we build up to the UEFA Champions League first round first leg game in less than a month's' time.
Daniel met the players and staff at training yesterday and he's looking forward to the challenge ahead.
I want to thank St Mirren for their cooperation in getting this season long arrangement agreed and I'm looking forward to working with Daniel over the coming weeks and months.
He's a quality player who I know our supporters will give a warm welcome to the club and I am confident that Daniel can strengthen our squad and make a positive impact and contribution over the duration of his loan stay with us."