A FORMER Scotland international has signed for a new team after being without a club in the summer.
And it’s a move that links him to ex-Rangers flop Joey Barton.
Chris Martin, 34, has agreed a short-term contract with EnglishBristol Rovers page.
It will see the veteranStay with Bartons Club until January.
The striker was out of work for months after failing to agree a new contract at QPR at the end of last season.
After leaving Bristol City, he briefly joined the Loftus Road club in February, but decided to move elsewhere when they tried to persuade him to stay on.
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But after a long search for his new team, he has finally sealed his new teamMove and Rovers confirmed the signing yesterday.
Manager Barton said this Club website: “We are delighted to have Chris with us and add another striker to our group.”
“He joins us at a good time and his presence will add even more experience and quality to our squad.”
“We look forward to seeing its impact in the coming months.”
Born inMartin played 17 international matches between 2014 and 2017.
During this time he scored three goalswith his match win against Slovenia at Hampden was perhaps the most memorable of his short international career.
The striker also scored against Gibraltar and Malta.
Martin has a great goal tallyHe played in the English second division and scored 114 league goals during spells with Norwich City, Crystal Palace, Derby County and Fulham.
He scored four goals in 16 appearances for QPR last season and Barton will be hoping he can bring some of his valuable experience to QPRStadion.
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