The 6ft 4'' defender penned a two-year contract with the Reds today, and spoke to Barnsley Player after agreeing the deal, "I had a talk with the Manager, I like his project and everything he said. I just wanted to come to Barnsley," he said.
“He told me he wants people who will work hard for me. So that fitted for me because I like to work hard.
The 24-year-old began his career with PSG and crossed the channel to Sunderland in 2008. He appeared on loan for Southend and Oldham before joining the latter on a permanent deal in 2011. He then made 123 appearances for the Latics from 2011 – 49 of which were made last term.