Ferguson excited to have Downey at North Queensland Fury

North Queensland Fury coach Ian Ferguson will welcome new signing Jimmy Downey today.

North Queensland Fury coach Ian Ferguson will welcome new signing Jimmy Downey today.

Perth Glory winger Downey arrives in a swap for striker Danny McBreen, with the deal to be rubberstamped today.

On Downey, Ferguson told the Townsville Bulletin: ''He's an exciting player, he's a player that works up and down, he's got a big engine, good pace and I'm looking forward to getting him here.''