Northampton Town have confirmed the signing of Evan Horwood on a two-year deal.
The 28-year-old defender was a free agent after leaving Tranmere and rejoins Town following a successful loan spell a t the end of last season.
Northampton manager Chris Wilder said: "Evan did really well for us in the last six weeks of last season and we are pleased to have secured his signing.
"He did well as part of a solid defensive unit and we also saw the threat he can pose going forward.
"He enjoyed his time here and I think it is a good move all round. He is another important part of the squad who we are pleased to have signed."