Nantwich Town have signed a Latvian player after a trial period at the Weaver Stadium.

Midfielder Aleksandrs Solovjovs (pictured) arrives in Nantwich from Cyprus second division club Atromitos Yeroskipou.

Dabbers boss Jimmy Quinn  secured the signing after gaining international clearance from the Cyprus FA.

The 23-year-old also has experience in his home country where he played for FK Ventspils, where he also has UEFA Europa League experience.

“Alex has been training with us and there is no doubt he is a quality player,” said Quinn.

He was included in the squad which wwas beaten 4-3 away at Buxton yesterday (September 3).

A trio of defensive errors gave the hosts a 3-0 half-time lead through goals from Kieran Lugsden, Spencer Weir-Daley, and David Taylor.

Nantwich fought back after the break with goals from Michael Lennon and Mat Bailey, but they were caught on the break pushing for an equaliser when Weir-Daley added a  buxton fourth three minutes from time.

Sub Niall Maguire added a third for Nantwich at the death but it was too little too late.

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