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Vignal secures Blues contract
14 Aug 2009 - 07:09:35
Birmingham City have signed French full-back Gregory Vignal on a one-year contract after he impressed while on trial with the Blues.
The 28-year-old has previously played in England with Liverpool, Portsmouth and Southampton, while he featured for Rangers while current City boss Alex McLeish was in charge.
McLeish told the club's official website: "He's a good athlete, he's mobile and he's strong and aggressive.
"I think he stirred the fans up and British fans appreciate that kind of approach.
"He played a season with me at Rangers when we won the league and it was a very successful campaign for him then, so I know what Greg can bring us."