Partick Thistle recruit defender Frederic Frans

Frederic Frans
Frederic Frans has been capped by Belgium at U18, U19 and U20 level

Partick Thistle have signed Belgian central defender Frederic Frans on a short-term contract.

The 25-year-old former Lierse player, capped at Under-20 level, has agreed a deal until January.

"It gives us some extra strength and depth in an area where we were probably still a bit light," manager Alan Archibald told the club website.external-link

"He has experience playing in Belgium's top flight so clearly comes with a bit of pedigree."

Frans, who spent 10 days training with the Glasgow side, could feature in Saturday's squad for the trip to Dundee United.