Torquay United midfield battler, Danny Racchi, is delighted that his move to The Launa Windows Stadium finally went through at the turn of the month.
“I came down three weeks ago to train here and really wanted to join the club,” admitted the former Huddersfield Town junior. “It wasn’t possible initially due to finances but I kept in touch with the Gaffer and he was able to move a few things around and come up with a deal.
“I’m happy to be here; I understand the situation and hopefully I can spur something and get the club moving up the table.
“I’m here to do a job. I know a lot about this League and from what I have seen already, the players work hard and the Gaffer wants us to play the right way.
“There are a lot of games coming up and it gives us an opportunity to turn the corner.
“It’s about bringing the best out of everyone. This is a big club at this level and I will be giving my all to get this club moving again.”
The 28 year-old, who counts Bury, Wrexham, York City and Kilmarnock amongst his former clubs, is ready to hit the ground running.
“It’s been a stop-start season for me,” he added. “But I’m a naturally fit person and I’ve kept myself ticking over since I left Tamworth.
“As well as training here I’ve also spent time training at Accrington Stanley and played a few reserve games for them.
“It may take a couple of games to get myself fully up to match speed, but I am ready to kick-on and make an impact.”
So, what qualities does Racchi feel that he will bring to the team?
“I like to play with my brain,” he went on. “I try to get on the ball, pass and create.
“I played out wide earlier in my career, but I’m more comfortable in the midfield, sitting just in front of the back four.
“Hopefully I can get regular game time and play my part on the field.”