Date: 8th February 2016 at 10:49am
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Last week and following the closure of the January deadline day a deal went through that looks to have been missed on here – so to rectify that.

27 year old Swedish international centre half Marcus Nilsson joined the club subject to international clearance – at the point.

Having previously played for Helsingborgs IF, FC Utrecht and Kalmar FF, he brings with him good experience and he has also represented his country at numerous age levels.

In 2011 he made the move to Dutch side FC Utrecht from Helsingborgs for one million Euros.

Speaking to the Official Site manager Steven Pressley said of his newest capture.

‘It is an area that we have wanted to strengthen. I have spoken about it in the last few weeks that we are a wee bit short in the centre half position. Gretar brought Marcus to our attention and we did a lot of research on the player. He has a really good pedigree and he comes with the right experience and the right age. He will be a good acquisition to the group. He may take a week to ten days to get up to speed as his season in Sweden finished last November. We have completed all of our physical tests prior to the signing of his contract and we are really happy with his levels of fitness. We hope that Marcus will make a good impression.’

Speaking himself to give his first interview, Nilsson explained.

‘The move happened very fast and I am delighted to be here. The season in Sweden ended in November so I’ve been training on my own for two months. I’ve been training really hard because I wanted to get a chance to get abroad. What I need is football training now; to get fit and to get the timing right and everything like that. I always liked English football. I’m looking forward to coming here and working hard. I’ve been abroad before, it taught me a lot. I’m happy to come here and give it my all. I played for the young international teams, at under-21 and I have one cap for Sweden in South Africa.’

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