Fleetwood Town have signed French defender Vincent Nirennold on a two-year contract following a trial.
The 6ft 4ins centre-back previously played in the USA where he was studying for a business degree.
The 24-year-old, who can also play in midfield, has previously represented FC Miami City and Lauderhill Lions.
"He has got the raw materials to be a very good footballer for Fleetwood Town," boss Graham Alexander told the club website.
"He's very quick and comfortable on the ball. He will go straight into the first-team squad."
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