Plymouth Devils get ex-Italian champion Gino Franchetti

Plymouth Devils

Plymouth Devils have signed Italian speedway champion Gino Franchetti as they bid to try to turn around their faltering Premier League campaign.

Bottom-side Plymouth have won just three matches all season and were well beaten by Edinburgh last weekend.

Franchetti, 25, rode for Berwick in 2008 and 2009 and is the second rider to join in a week after Ricky Wells.

US rider Wells and Franchetti are expected to make their debuts at home to Redcar on Friday, 22 July.