CHRISTIAN Maghoma declared “I’m buzzing, I always felt so welcome here,” as Eastleigh announce his permanent signing.

The 24-year-old centre-back completes a long-term move to the Silverlake Stadium following his departure from League Two Gillingham this summer.

Maghoma returns to the Spitfires after impressing on loan for the first half of the 2021-22 campaign, where he made 22 appearances and scored two goals.

After signing his contract, Maghoma said: “I'm buzzing!

“I always felt so welcome when I was here, so it's a nice feeling and I can't wait to get started and hopefully take myself and the club to another level.

"I want to have an even better year personally and for the club, that's my aim."

Maghoma will officially join the Spitfires on July 1, subject to FA and National League approval.

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