FORMER Oxford United forward Rob Hall has joined Barnet.

The 27-year-old has signed a permanent deal with the Vanarama National League club, having been without a team this summer.

Hall's United contract expired at the end of last season and he was not offered new terms, bringing to an end a five-year spell at the Kassam Stadium.

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The former West Ham United trainee spent time on trial at Sky Bet League One side Gillingham, but is now focused on taking his chance at Barnet.

He said: "I've been questioned in the past and this is an opportunity for me to enjoy my football again and get the buzz back."

Hall scored 25 goals in 112 games across three spells at United, two of which came on loan as a teenager in 2011/12.

He returned in summer 2016 and played regularly during the club's first season back in League One, finding the net six times in 35 matches.

The highlight was undoubtedly a long-range winner at Swindon Town in February 2017, as the U's fought back from 1-0 down to triumph 2-1.

Hall was unlucky with injuries and fell out of favour, with his final season at United bringing two goals in only 18 games.

Barnet are 22nd in the National League and without a win in the first seven matches of 2021/22.