Gavin Hoyte: Eastleigh sign Barnet defender on 18-month deal

Gavin Hoyte
Gavin Hoyte scored one goal in 24 appearances during his spell at Barnet

Eastleigh manager Martin Allen has returned to former side Barnet to sign defender Gavin Hoyte on a free transfer.

The 26-year-old, who came through the youth ranks at Arsenal, has agreed an 18-month deal with the Spitfires.

Hoyte, who joined Barnet in the summer of 2015, has made two league appearances for the Bees this season.

The Trinidad & Tobago international has previously had spells at Dagenham & Redbridge and Gillingham.

Allen left Barnet to join National League Eastleigh at the start of the month.