Barnsley have signed Belgian striker Obbi Oulare from Standard Liege.

The 25-year-old has penned a three-year deal.

After starting his career at Club Brugge – and playing in the Champions League at Manchester United – he signed for Watford in 2015.

The six foot four striker played twice for the Hornets in the Premier League in 2016 before being loaned to Waregem and Royal Antwerp in Belgium and Dutch club Willem II, scoring seven goals in 36 games combined.

He joined Standard Liege in 2018 and has scored five goals in 20 starts and 22 substitute appearances in the Belgian top flight and the Europa League.

In total, he has 18 goals in 109 career games while he also played seven games for Belgium under 21s.

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Obbi’s father Souleymane Oulare was a professional footballer for the Guinea national team as well as spending a brief spell at Stoke City in the early 2000s.

He has not played since December and was a target for the Reds in January but turned down a move to Oakwell.