Hull City have completed the signing of German-born Ghanaian defender Festus Arthur from non-league side Stockport County
The 20-year-old has joins the Tigers for an undisclosed fee, signing a three-year contract with the option of a further year.
Arthur has been a player that Grant McCann has been in pursuit of throughout 2020. At the end of January, McCann admitted that he was interested in signing Arthur.
The centre-back, who can also play as a defensive midfielder has featured heavily for National League outfit Stockport this season, scoring twice and helping to keep seven clean sheets in 31 appearances.
“I’m very happy to be a Hull City player. It’s something that’s been going on for a while now and I’m just excited to finally join the club,” Arthur told the club’s website.
“I’ve had a good chat with the gaffer and I like him as a person. I’m looking forward to working with him and getting to know my new team-mates. I just can’t wait to get going.”