Motherwell have moved to fill the void left by means of their most sensible goal-scorer Louis Moult’s departure by means of signing Curtis Major from Portsmouth.
The 25-year-old striker has signed an 18-month deal after securing his unencumber from the Sky Wager League One promotion hopefuls, with supervisor Stephen Robinson promising extra attacking reinforcements to come back.
Major got here in the course of the early life ranks at Sunderland however joined Darlington the place he made his league debut elderly 15. His performances for the Quakers alerted a lot of Premier League golf equipment, with Fulham and Newcastle each related with the participant. However Tony Mowbray’s Middlesbrough sooner or later signed him and Major performed within the Championship as a young person.
He moved to Doncaster the place he netted 11 instances in 34 begins and had a mortgage spell at Oldham which ended in a while prior to Robinson took rate there.
Portsmouth signed him in the summertime of 2016 and he hit 5 targets in 14 appearances prior to harm ended his first season in October.
With Portsmouth vying for promotion to the Championship, Major has been not able to dislodge goalscorers Brett Pitman and Ollie Hawkins and has been allowed to depart to search out first-team soccer.
Major advised Motherwell’s web site: “A couple of weeks in the past I heard concerning the passion and it’s been from side to side with the membership and myself however in spite of everything we’re right here and I will’t wait to get began.
“There have been a couple of choices however I felt this problem, bobbing up right here and checking out myself in a brand new setting, is one thing that in point of fact appealed to me.”
Robinson, who noticed Moult leave for Preston in a £500,000 deal after netting 14 instances this season, added: “I’ve attempted to signal him a lot of instances prior to and I’m excited to in spite of everything be running with him.
“I’ve introduced him right here to strengthen our attacking choices and get among the targets. He’s a robust, sharp, tenacious participant with a watch for target. In case you glance again on his occupation, he’s scored all other sorts.
“I’m nonetheless having a look so as to add extra ahead avid gamers to create actual pageant in that space of the sector.”