Grimsby Town sign Southport defender Aristote Nsiala

Grimsby Town have signed Southport defender Aristote Nsiala on a one-year deal.

The 22-year-old DR Congo international joined the Sandgrounders on a short-term deal in January and made 19 appearances in the Conference Premier.

The former Everton trainee has also had spells with Macclesfield and Accrington Stanley as well as playing in Vietnam.

He is the third player to join the Mariners this summer after Scott Brown and Jack Mackreth.