HIBERNIAN have signed Miquel Nelom on a one-year deal subject to the Dutch left back getting international clearance.

The former Netherlands internationalist helped Feyenoord win the KNVB Cup and Eredivisie title during his six years six years at De Kuip.

The 27-year-old, who was capped twice by his country on their tour of Asia in 2013, spent last term on loan at Sparta Rotterdam.

“It feels great," said Nelom. "I am happy to be here and to have the opportunity to start at Hibernian.

“My first impression of the manager is that he is very enthusiastic. I also saw him as a player at Celtic and I know a bit about him as a manager. I’m sure he will be a good manager for me.

“I have been here a couple of days now and it’s been great. I have heard a few stories about Edinburgh, now that I am here I can see the city centre and the countryside. It looks good.

“The club is even bigger than I thought. The facilities and the stadium are all nice. I can’t wait to play on the pitch and show what I’ve got.”

Hibernian manager Neil Lennon is hoping Nelom will be part of his squad for their Ladbrokes Premiership match against Dundee at Dens Park on Saturday.