Colchester United have secured the services of Kevin Lisbie after the 28-year-old concurred on personal terms at Layer Road.
The former Charlton man has been training at Colchester all summer following his release from The Valley at the close of the past campaign.
Lisbie spent 12 years at Charlton, in a long-lasting association that also included loan spells at Derby, Norwich, Queens Park Rangers, Reading and Gillingham.
The 28-year-old will line-up alongside fellow new boy Teddy Sheringham, in what should prove to be a fruitful partnership of pace and guile.
Last season's 49-goal partnership of Chris Iwelumo and Jamie Cureton left the club over the summer.
Meanwhile, Us boss Geraint Williams has decided against offering trialist John McGreal a contract.
"At this time we are not in a position to offer John a long-term deal, which having spoken to him was something he was looking for at this stage of his career," said Williams.
"With that in mind we decided it was in John's best interests to try to find somewhere else."