Ben Williams has set his sights on giving Hibernian fans a goalkeeper to rely on, as well as lifting the club into this season's top six.
The former Manchester United trainee has signed a two-year contract to move to Edinburgh on a free transfer, having turned down a new deal with League One side Colchester United.
Williams, 29, was a popular figure at the U’s and is eager to establish himself as first choice with Pat Fenlon’s side, and give supporters a new favourite.
"I want to establish myself in the side and work hard at that," Williams told Press Association Sport.
"I want to be in a position where I would be a regular player and the supporters are great with me and see me as a good goalkeeper and someone who can be a successful Hibs player.
"I was fortunate enough to get player of the year at Colchester. I'm looking forward to building up a rapport with the supporters but you can only do that on the back of good performances."
Williams follows Tim Clancy, James McPake and Paul Cairney in the door at Hibs this summer and says it was an easy decision to head for the Scottish Premier League.
"He [Fenlon] didn't need to sell the club to me at all in terms of the size, facilities and fan-base," he said.
"He just made it clear that what happened last season in terms of the league finish was unacceptable and he is looking to turn that around.
"The attraction really was the sheer size and passion of the club. The history of the club is well documented and we are in a position now to improve and kick on and look for silverware and hopefully a top-six finish at least and maybe pushing for Europe."
Fenlon too was enthusiastic at the capture of the former Crewe Alexandra and Carlisle United keeper.
"I'm delighted," he said. "Goalkeeper is a key position and we wanted to get it done as early into pre-season as we could to give him a chance to bed himself in and get used to his team-mates."
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