Newport bring in defender Kyle Howkins
Newport have signed former West Brom defender Kyle Howkins on a permanent deal.
The 23-year-old has agreed a two-year contract with the Exiles after being released by the Baggies.
‘I’m delighted to have Kyle on board, he’s a young, promising centre-back who has the potential to play higher,’ Newport boss Michael Flynn told the club’s official website.
‘He’s been coached by those I hold in very good regard.
Kyle is someone I’ve kept my eye on for almost over two years and even tried signing him on loan in the past.
‘It’s a fantastic deal for us because he’s got a promising future ahead of him.
‘ While at West Brom, Howkins had loan spells with Kidderminster, Mansfield, Cambridge and Port Vale.