Football - Staggies sign Hainault

Ross County have confirmed the signing of Canada defender Andre Hainault following a successful work permit application.

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Ross County boss Derek Adams

The 26-year-old signs from Houston Dynamo, who he helped to two consecutive Major League Soccer Cup finals.

Manager Derek Adams told the club`s official website: "Our interest in Andre has been no secret and when you look at his record that's no surprise."

He went on: "Despite still only being a young player, he's got experience of playing in Europe as well as at a top side in the MLS which is now an extremely good league which features world class players.

"Signing players from outside the EU does involve a lot more work in the background to secure the necessary clearance and visas, but this work has now secured us a player who will undoubtedly add to the squad here at Ross County."

Hainault joins Ivan Sproule, Evangelos Ikonomou and Steffen Wohlfarth in signing for the Dingwall side this month.

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