Carl McHugh has today signed for Motherwell from Plymouth Argyle on a two-year contract – the club’s official website has confirmed.
McHugh, who verbally agreed a new contract with Argyle a few days ago, will play in Scotland for the first time in his career after playing four years in the Football League – 2 years for Bradford and 2 years for Argyle.
The 23-year old played as a centre back during his time at Valley Parade and for one year at Home Park, before blossoming last campaign as he was made a defensive midfielder.
Being used as an anchor as part of a 4-2-3-1 formation; it is unclear what position he will be played in North of the Border.
After news broke that McHugh was to sign a new contract with the Pilgrims, he was touted as many to be the next captain at the club – replacing Curtis Nelson who has signed for Oxford United.
McHugh has expressed a desire to challenge himself in the Scottish game as the main reason for this move, and has thanked all at Plymouth Argyle in a statement he posted on his Twitter page.
So.. Argyle fans, what do you think of this move? Acceptable decision? Or completely ludicrous? Leave thoughts and opinions below!