Nottinghamshire have completed the signing of 22 year old all-rounder Steven Mullaney.

Mullaney has signed a two year deal at Trent Bridge after turning down a similar offer from Lancashire earlier this week.

“The main principle of our recruitment has been to find talented young cricketers who are ready to play in the first team and Steven fits that billing,” said Nottinghamshire Director of Cricket Mick Newell.

“He was impressive when he played against us in the Twenty20 Cup this season and he is able to bat at six or seven and offers a good medium-pace bowling option.

“I see him fitting into our one day side but he’ll be keen to show that he can play a part in the four-day game as well.

“He hasn’t played as much cricket at Lancashire as he would have liked but they were keen to keep him which shows the regard in which he was held at Old Trafford.”

Mullaney graduated the Lancashire academy before signing his first professional contract in 2006. He represented England Under 19s alongside fellow new signing Graeme White in the 2006 World Cup.