Shrewsbury are very pleased to announce the signing of Tunmise Sobowale for an undisclosed fee.
The 24-year-old has put pen to paper on a one-year deal with an option in the club's favour.
A versatile player, Tunmise featured as a right wing-back, centre back and as a central midfielder whilst playing for Waterford in the League of Ireland First Division.
‘T’ has spent the majority of his career contracted to Waterford however he has also embarked on loan spells to Spanish side Hercules and Irish outfit Athlone Town.
Following his loan spell in Spain, Tunmise signed for Finn Harps and scored on his debut before returning to his boyhood club, Waterford.
He made 19 League of Ireland First Division appearances last season, scoring once.
SPEAKING AFTER SIGNING, TUNMISE SAID:
"I'm over the moon. I'm happy to be here.
"I trained this morning and I'm feeling very good.
"I was looking at the club when my agent brought it to me. I saw a real family vibe and saw they were playing some good football and I thought to myself 'I can get in here, get some games and do well for myself and for the club that'd be good.'
"I'm powerful, fast, direct going forward, passionate about the game and about doing well for the club."
HEAD COACH MATT TAYLOR SAID:
"Tunmise is a player that we have been monitoring since I arrived at the club.
"He has very good athletic capabilities and is determined to prove himself in League One.
"This is a fantastic opportunity for him and we are delighted to sign him on a permanent contract.
"He fits the recruitment profile for the position of a wing-back and I, along with the coaches, are very much looking forward to working with him at the training ground."