Southampton have signed Jos Hooiveld on loan from Celtic.
The 28-year-old Dutchman has penned a deal that will keep him at St Mary's until January.
He told the club's official website: "I'm really pleased. I feel that I've received a warm welcome and I can already see the big picture that's building here, so it is nice to be a part of it."
He added: "It's a nice stadium and the fans are amazing as well."
Manager Nigel Adkins added: "Jos adds something different as he has great experience and can pass the football."
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