Clydebank have added to their squad this week by bringing in midfielder Adam Asghar.

The 23-year-old, who started out in Motherwell’s academy, joined the club last week as manager Kieran McAnespie looks to add to the strength in depth of his squad.

However Asghar is awaiting international clearance and won’t be able to register with the club until January 1, meaning he will play their remaining games in December as a trialist.

McAnespie said: “He went to America earlier in the year to do coaching and play in America. He brings us a more physical stature. He can play, he’s had a good footballing education, he understands how we go about our business and he brings our tally of six-foot plus players to three.

“He’s a good player, he’s experienced and vocal, and it’s what we’ve needed and what we’ve been lacking.

“Adam can play a couple of positions which is good, we just need to get him some match fitness and sharpness.

“He’s going to come in and help us out and get himself back to full fitness and bring his confidence back.”

Asghar played in Saturday’s game against Girvan, a 2-2 draw at Holm Park.

It was the first time the Bankies had played a competitive tie in almost a month, Their last outing was in a friendly against Port Glasgow three weeks ago, following their Sectional League Cup victory.

It was the first encounter between the two promoted sides since reaching junior football’s west region top-flight, but the manager thought Girvan were a similar beast to last time.

He added: “They were very direct, nothing really changed in their approach.

“They’re stuffy, they’re hard, solid at the back and we managed to get behind their defence plenty of times, the final ball just let us down.

“[The lack of game time] takes its toll. You’re in those areas and you’ve not been playing, and you start getting into bad habits.”