FORMER Manchester City left-back Stephen Jordan will be the latest new arrival at Victory Park this summer, he has signed a pre-contract agreement and will officially move to Victory Park when his Fleetwood Town contract expires in July.

The 34-year-old brings a wealth of experience to the club, with 233 career appearances including 78 in the Premier League for City and Burnley.

He started his career at Manchester City in the Kevin Keegan era, but had to wait until Stuart Pearce took over before making his debut in 2002 following a loan spell with Cambridge United.

After 64 appearances for his boyhood club he joined Burnley, helping the club to promotion to the Premier League in 2008-09.

Spells with Sheffield United, Huddersfield Town, Rochdale and Dunfermline Athletic followed before joining his joined the Cod Army in 2013-14.

Jordan is the sixth new face to join during the close season, following other new Magpies Adam Blakeman, Matt Challoner, Sefton Gonzalez, Scott Leather and Josh O’Keefe.

The club have also named announced the appointed ment of David Chadwick as the manager of the newly-formed development squad manager.

A club spokesman, said: “The club received over 40 applications, all of a very high standard, for this new role.

“The decision was a hard one to make due to the quality of the applicants but we believe in David we have appointed someone with the right combination of leadership qualities, management skills and passions for the game to take this role forward.”

Chadwick will be familiar face to many at The Chorley Group Victory Park Stadium following his many appearances against the Magpies for FC United of Manchester.

He played for the Red Rebels for seven years making more than 200 appearances, wearing the captain’s armband in nearly every match, leading the side during their rise from the North West Counties second tier to Evo-Stik Premier Division.

He was actually a Chorley player in the mid-1990’s, being a regular in the reserve team and also represented Lancashire Under-18’s during this time, but the preference of then-manager Dave Sutton to only trust experienced high-profile ex-football league players prevented him (and many others) from making the first team, so he left to before joining Leigh RMI where he made his senior debut under Steve Weywell.

He spent two years at Hilton Park then had a three-year stint at Skelmersdale United.

In 2002 he moved onto Prescot Cables and as captain he lead the team to two promotions from North West Counties to Evo-Stik Premier Division before joining the newly-formed FC United of Manchester in 2005.

On his release from Gigg Lane, he played for two seasons as club captain at New Mills before retiring from playing at the age of 37.

He then joined ex-Magpie Phil Power as assistant manager at Salford City before the ‘Class of 92’ — Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, Gary and Phil Neville — took over at Moor Lane.

Working alongside Power they recruited what would become a championship-winning squad.