Naxxar Lions secured the services of national team striker Terence Vella from Birkirkara. He joins the club on loan for one season.
A product of Gudja United, was loaned out to Pietà Hotspurs and Mosta in Division 1 in seasons 2008/09 and 2009/10. The following season, he joined Birkirkara on loan, making his move a permanent one in 2011/12. However he was then loaned to Mosta. The following season, Vella was loaned out to Hamrun Spartans. Last season, he was retained by Birkirkara but started most matches from the bench.
Naxxar, who narrowly avoided relegation last season after winning a decisive clash with Vittoriosa Stars, have earlier secured the services of Nigerian defender Emmanuel Ibok Edet who played for Floriana.