Northampton Town have signed striker Louis Appere from Dundee United for an undisclosed fee on a two and a half year contract.
The 22 year old, 6ft 1in striker has been attracting a lot of interest from English clubs, and has been linked with a host of sides in League 1 and the Championship during this transfer window.
Appere started his career with the highly respected AM Soccer Club in Scotland - where he also had a spell on trial with Italian giants AS Roma - before he signed for then Scottish Championship club Dundee United in 2016.
He made his debut for United in 2017 and signed a new contract the following year.
In January 2019, Appere joined Broughty Athletic on loan and scored 22 times in twenty games before returning to United and breaking in to the first team squad.
He scored six times in the shortened 2019/20 season as United won promotion to the SPL and overall has scored eight times in 40 starts for United.
"Louis is a player who we believe is on an upward curve in his career and who fits our template and the way we want to play," said manager Jon Brady.
"He is also someone who we feel we can work with and develop further moving forward and he fits our profile in that he is very mobile, he works hard for the team from the front and he has many of the attributes in his all round game we are looking for. We also think he will balance well with some of the other strikers we have at the club.
"He is a good age but with a decent amount of experience behind him. A lot of clubs in higher divisions have been tracking him and we are pleased we have been able to bring him to Sixfields.
"We feel we have had a very good transfer window and as well as a lot of our hard work, preparation and patience being rewarded, James, the Chairman and the board should take a lot of credit too for offering the support and making the finance available for us to make some excellent additions to the squad this January.
"We are well set and we are looking forward to the challenges ahead."