Linfield sign former top League of Ireland player Ross Gaynor

Linfield manager David Healy.
Linfield manager David Healy.

Linfield have announced the signing of former Cork City player Ross Gaynor.

The 28-year-old from Ardee in County Louth, who can play as a left-back or in midfield, has signed a contract that will keep him at Windsor Park until the end of the 2016/17 season.

Blues boss David Healy said: “I am delighted to be able to announce the signing of 28-year-old Ross Gaynor on a contract that will see him committed to the club until the end of the 2016/17 season.

“He’s a talented player and a winner, with lots of experience from his time with Dundalk, Sligo Rovers and Cork City. He’s won the league and cup with Sligo, so he will bring a winning mentality to our squad.

“He will strengthen the squad and increase the competition levels within the squad and I know our supporters will welcome his arrival as we face up to a busy period with important league and cup games on the horizon.”