Craig Mackail-Smith is feeling good after eventually completing a move to Luton Town.The 31-year-old forward has signed a two-year deal with the Hatters, after spending much of pre-season playing for the Sky Bet League 2 outfit.
Now his future is secured after what was a lengthy trial period, Mackail-Smith is looking forward to focusing on the task ahead.
“I was welcomed in by everyone like one of their own and I just wanted to see what Luton had to offer,” he said to the club's official website.
“We had a chat and I let them know my situation and I said I wanted to be part of a club that is growing and moving in the right direction.
“It feels good. It’s been up in the air for the last few months. It’s good to get it sorted and now I can relax and focus on my job.”
Mackail-Smith joins Luton following the expiration of his contract at Brighton & Hove Albion.
The Scotland international has endured a frustrating time over the past two seasons with his first-team opportunities limited due to an Achilles injury, but he insists that he is feeling sharp again.
“Coming back and working with Dave [Richardson, Luton’s fitness coach] has got me fit and healthy, I’ve had no repercussions, I’m getting stronger and playing regular football will help my body catch up.
“Regular football is what I need. I don’t think I played two back-to-back games last season and I wasn’t enjoying it. I know the staff here will keep me fit and get my body right.”