Daniel O'Shaughnessy: Brentford sign Finnish defender

Championship side Brentford have signed Finland Under-21 international Daniel O'Shaughnessy on a free transfer.

The 19-year-old centre-back, who has been on trial at Griffin Park for the past three weeks, has signed a two-year contract with the Bees.

O'Shaughnessy began his career at HJK Helsinki but has spent the last three years with French side FC Metz.

The defender was born in Finland but holds dual nationality with the Republic of Ireland.

O'Shaughnessy is the west London club's seventh signing of the summer.

Brentford's summer signings so far

Alan Judge from Blackburn Rovers (undisclosed fee)

Marcos Tebar Ramiro from UD Almeria (free)

Moses Odubajo from Leyton Orient (undisclosed fee)

Andre Gray from Luton Town (undisclosed fee)

Alex Pritchard from Tottenham (season-long loan)

Scott Hogan from Rochdale (undisclosed fee)

Daniel O'Shaughnessy from FC Metz (free)