Tranmere Rovers Football Club are delighted to announce the signing of David Nugent on loan until the end of the season.
The experienced striker, who has represented and scored for England, joins the Club from Championship outfit Preston North End.
Nugent has played the majority of his career in the Premier League and the Championship, and has scored more than 150 goals for teams such as Leicester City, Derby County and Burnley.
Speaking about his new striker, Keith Hill said: "David is a brilliant signing for the Club and I have got to thank the Chairman for all the signings we have made this month.
"David's CV is up there with the best. He is going to come in and be competitive. He has the hunger, desire, and determination to help us. He wanted to come here, and he is going to help us try to achieve our ambitions this season.
"It shows the Club’s ambition. You want to work in an ambitious environment with talented players and it excites me that I’ve been given the opportunity to work with David, with his goal scoring record, the way he works on a football pitch and his desire, determination, his worth-ethic and goal-scoring runs.
"It really gives us a good opportunity for us to achieve our aims this season.
"Competition makes a team stronger and more ambitious. We are working with a good squad and we are trying to improve it with the recruitment that we have made so far and the retaining of players, it gives us more opportunities to be successful."