Fleetwood Town have signed Northern Ireland midfielder Conor McLaughlin from Preston North End.
McLaughlin, 20, played 28 times for the League One club but was
made available for transfer
by manager Graham Westley at the end of last season.
Football League newcomers Fleetwood have now made eight summer signings ahead of their League Two debut.
Former Preston team-mates
have already moved to Highbury.
McLaughlin, who has signed a two-year deal, won his only senior cap for Northern Ireland against Italy in October 2011 and had a
loan spell in League Two with Shrewsbury Town
Meanwhile midfielder Keith Briggs, who was released by Fleetwood earlier this week, has
re-joined former club Kidderminster Harriers.
And striker Danny Rowe is
set to return to Stockport County
on loan, following a successful spell with the Hatters last season.