Former Premier League participant Steven Fletcher speaks for the primary time after making the choice to signal for League Two Wrexham.
Welcome to Wrexham, Steven Fletcher!
The skilled striker indicators a take care of the Membership till the tip of the season.
— Wrexham AFC (@Wrexham_AFC) September 8, 2023
Wrexham AFC are happy to announce the signing of Scottish striker Steven Fletcher on a free switch, topic to worldwide clearance.
Fletcher, 36, arrives following his launch from Dundee United, for whom he scored ten targets in 39 video games final season.
A Scotland worldwide with ten targets from 39 caps for his nationwide staff, Fletcher arrives on the STōK Cae Ras having made almost 700 profession appearances throughout spells together with within the prime flights of England, Scotland and France.
And on his transfer to North Wales, Fletcher mentioned: “Hopefully I can convey loads of expertise. I’m 36, I’m nonetheless match and nonetheless raring to go.
“One of many greatest promoting factors was the ambition of the Membership, and if I might help with that then nice.
“I don’t think you can not see what has been happening at Wrexham – it’s been a great experience for the fans, players and owners so hopefully we can continue that.”
Fletcher began his profession with Hibernian in Scotland, scoring 52 targets in 189 appearances earlier than incomes a transfer to Burnley for a then-Membership-record charge in 2009. He was their prime scorer and Gamers’ Participant of the 12 months, earlier than signing for Wolves for his or her then joint club-record charge, and scored 22 targets in 61 top-flight video games for them.
Fletcher subsequent signed for Sunderland, the place he remained till the tip of the 2015/16 season. He additionally hung out on mortgage with Marseille throughout his last season with the Black Cats.
After 36 targets in 124 league video games for Sheffield Wednesday within the EFL Championship, after which two seasons with Stoke Metropolis in the identical league – for whom he scored 12 league targets – Fletcher returned to Scotland final season.
He left in the summertime and now indicators for Wrexham as a free agent, and will probably be added because the twenty second participant within the Membership’s EFL 2023/24 Squad Listing.
On signing the striker, supervisor Phil Parkinson mentioned: “I’m actually happy with the addition of Steve to the squad. He’s missed soccer via pre-season however he’s skilled right now with the lads and it’s good to have him on board.
“His pedigree speaks for itself, and he’s performed most of his profession at a really excessive degree. He’s a superb skilled and that’s actually essential to slot in with the group right here.”
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