Aberdeen secure the signing of Youl Mawéné

Youl Mawéné

Mawéné spent 10 years in England with Preston and Derby

Aberdeen have completed the signing of former Preston and Derby defender Youl Mawéné on a free transfer.

The Frenchman, 31, spent 10 years in English football before joining Greek side Panserraikos, where his contract expired at the end of last season.

Mawéné knows Dons boss Craig Brown from their time together at Deepdale.

"I thoroughly enjoyed my time with Craig at Preston, he is a fantastic coach and really sold Aberdeen as a club and a city to me," Mawéné said.