The 26-year-old former PSV Eindhoven forward was offered terms by Jim Duffy earlier this week following a successful pre-season try-out. The Ton boss confirmed Sabajo signed a deal prior to this weekend’s Petrofac Cup tie against Dumbarton but is still awaiting international clearance at the time of going to press.

Duffy told the Tele: “Romario has signed a short-term contract until January — he has actually put pen to paper. The paperwork is done and it’s just a case of having it rubber-stamped and receiving the international clearance. Unfortunately, you’re not allowed to play foreign trialists in the Petrofac Cup and he won’t be involved against Dumbarton unless we receive that international clearance. “I don’t anticipate receiving it in time, but you just never know with these things.

“It could happen but it’s more unlikely than likely.” On Sabajo, he added: “It’s always difficult to judge in pre-season because the matches aren’t truly competitive — but it’s the only platform you have to look at some players.

“He has talent, he’s quick, he’s direct, and can play anywhere across the frontline: wide left, wide right, in behind the striker and possibly as a striker as well. So he gives us options in that area. In the competitive games we will see a bit more of him.

“He has the opportunity to show us what he’s got and if he does that there’s always the option to extend the contract.” Meanwhile, Ton are set to face the Sons minus the services of Michael Miller and Ricki Lamie, both of whom are out through suspension.

Miller’s ban is due to an accumulation of cautions in last season’s Petrofac Cup, in which a suspension only requires two bookings.

Lamie, on the other hand, is serving the second of a two-match ban for the straight red card he was shown against Stranraer back in April.