Middlesex have signed seamer Alan Richardson from Division One rivals Warwickshire on a two-year contract.
Richardson: Six wickets in seven Championship matches in 2004
Richardson, 29, began his career at Derbyshire and joins the club after five seasons at Edgbaston.
Middlesex coach John Emburey said: "We are delighted to have beaten off stiff opposition to capture Alan.
"The players have spoken highly of him, and this was part of our decision to strengthen our bowling attack. We hope he will make an immediate impact."