Finn Harps have completed the signing of Welsh forward Dan Hawkins from Salford City.

Hawkins, 20, signed for Salford in 2019 having spent time at Swanse City and Hull. He was part of the squad, along with Richie Towell, that won the EFL Trophy earlier this year.

"It's a great group of lads, they've welcomed me in really well to be fair," said Hawkins.

"Hopefully now we can push as high up the table as possible."

He sought the advice of former Harps and current Derry City man Marc Walsh prior to making the move - the pair played together at Swansea.

"I spoke to Marc [Walsh] and he was telling me that the standard of the league over here is really good and that definitely helped with my decision to come over," Hawkins added.

"I’d like to think I’m high energy, sharp and good on the ball. I like to make things happen, chip in with goals and assists and excite the fans really."

Boss Ollie Horgan was delighted to bolster his attacking options as his side look to pull away from the bottom two.

"Dan has done well since he’s come in," he said. "We’ve probably lacked a bit in the final third at times this season and hopefully he can give us a boost at that end of the pitch.

"He’s a young lad and so there will be a bit of an adjustment for him making the move here, but we have a good group and we’re delighted to have Dan in the squad."

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