Former Super Eagles defender Taye Taiwo has signed a 6-month contract with Swiss side FC Lausanne Sport.

Taiwo has been without a club following the end of his contract with Finnish side HJK Helsinki last season.

He had refused to sign an extension with the club, and had been a free agent until he signed for Les Blancs.

The club announced the deal for the former AC Milan player yesterday following a medical.

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‘’FC Lausanne-Sport is proud to announce the arrival of a defensive reinforcement of weight in the person of Taye Taiwo, who spent his medical visit today,’’ the statement on the club’s website read.

‘’This powerful defender of 31 years will reinforce the team until the end of the season 2016/2017, coming from the club of HJK Helsinki.

‘’Before his visit to Finland, the former Nigerian international has spent much of his career with Olympique de Marseille, the team with which he won the French Championship in 2010, before leaving for AC Milan in 2011.’’