League One strugglers Brentford have signed goalkeeper Nathan Abbey on an emergency short-term deal.
Abbey had turned down the offer of a new Torquay
The Bees were given permission to sign Abbey, 28, who has just been released by Torquay United, following injuries to Stuart Nelson and Clark Masters.
Meanwhile, Brentford boss Scott Fitzgerald has decided to transfer-list five players.
Namesake Scott Fitzgerald, Alex Rhodes, Oli Skulason, Thomas Pinault and Gavin Tomlin have been told they can leave.