Dundee United have secured the services of Darren Dods for next season after the Inverness Caley Thistle defender signed a pre-contract agreement with the Terrors.
Dods, 31, has previously played for Hibs and St Johnstone in the SPL and was made Thistle captain shortly after arriving at the Caledonian Stadium in 2004.
"Looking to the future, we have a number of very young players in the team and experience is not only required to help them develop, but is vital to the success of any side," United manager Craig Levein told the club's official website.
"I am therefore pleased to announce that Darren Dods has agreed a two-year deal with us as he will bring exactly the type of experience we require.
"Darren will also bring solidity to the defence and his leadership qualities are well known and will benefit the team."