Fletcher brings some a lot wanted expertise into the Wrexham front-line with star striker Paul Mullin out with an harm. Mullin, who was the membership’s high scorer final season with 46 objectives, was concerned in a collision with former Manchester United goalkeeper Nathan Bishop in preseason and suffered a punctured lung.
The Scottish striker joins the Welsh group, which is owned by Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, having made 189 Premier League appearances in his profession – scoring 53 objectives. The 36-year-old loved spells at various golf equipment together with Sunderland, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Sheffield Wednesday and Stoke Metropolis.
Regardless of his huge expertise Fletched wasn’t the membership’s first selection in the summertime switch window. Harrogate City’s Luke Armstrong was because of signal for Wrexham on deadline day for a £500,000 membership file payment, however noticed the transfer fail to materialise after the related documentation hadn’t been accomplished in time for the 11 pm cut-off.
Fletcher is more likely to line up alongside common Wrexham ahead Ollie Palmer and believes that he’s well-suited to the membership’s ambitions. “Hopefully I can deliver loads of expertise,” Fletcher stated after signing.
“I’m 36, I’m nonetheless match and nonetheless raring to go. One of many greatest promoting factors was the ambition of the Membership, and if I may also help with that then nice.
“I don’t assume you can’t see what has been taking place at Wrexham – it’s been an ideal expertise for the followers, gamers and homeowners so hopefully we will proceed that.”
Wrexham supervisor Phil Parkinson has additionally expressed his delight with the switch, including: “I am actually happy with the addition of Steve to the squad. He is missed soccer by means of pre-season however he is educated at present with the lads and it is good to have him on board.
“His pedigree speaks for itself, and he is performed most of his profession at a really excessive stage. He is a wonderful skilled and that is actually essential to slot in with the group right here.”
Phil Parkinson’s group faces Doncaster in League Two subsequent on Saturday.