Partick Thistle have handed a contract to 18-year-old Iranian midfielder Pedram Ardalany.
Midfielder David Rowson has extended his stay at Firhill
He had been training with the First Division club since the summer while seeking a work permit.
And, having been given clearance, Ardalany has signed for the Glasgow outfit until summer 2009.
Tehran-born Ardalany, who played for Saipa in his homeland, has already impressed for Thistle's reserves and under-19 side.
Meanwhile, midfielder David Rowson has signed an extension to his Thistle contract and is now tied to the club until summer 2010.
The 31-year-old, who has also been on the books of Aberdeen, Darlington and Northampton, is in his second spell with Thistle.