The Sky Blues secure the services of the defender who made 16 appearances on loan last season...
Coventry City have agreed to sign defender Chris Stokes on a one-year deal, with a further year option in the club's favour.
The Sky Blues have secured the services of the defender after his performances impressed manager Tony Mowbray during the 2015/16 season.
Stokes was released from Conference side Forest Green Rovers and has agreed to sign for City on Wednesday, July 1st (tomorrow).
The left-back made 16 appearances for the Sky Blues whilst on loan last season, scoring one goal in the 2-1 win over MK Dons at the Ricoh Arena.
Mowbray said: "I'm delighted to see Chris sign with us as we begin organising our squad for the upcoming season.
"Chris is a player I enjoyed working with since I joined the club in February as you can tell he is eager to learn and improve his game.
"You need to be able to listen and learn as a professional footballer and Chris has those attributes as well as a strength and a presence on the pitch.
"I'm hopeful he will thrive after a full pre-season and would like to see him challenging for a starting spot next season."