Former Caley Thistle loan midfielder Billy King will take on the Highlanders this season after signing a two-year contact with Championship rivals Dundee United.
The former Hearts player wants to settle down to life at United as they bid to get back up to the Premiership.
He said: “I spoke to my agent who told me there was no future at Hearts.
“That opened up opportunities for me, which isn’t a bad thing. United came about and I said I thought it was the right move for me and to go for it.
“The manager Ray Mc-Kinnon was keen and I have signed a two-year contract. I didn’t have the best of seasons last season, as was the case for everyone at Inverness.
“It was a poor season for the whole club. As a result of that, it was important for me I got this decision right and I think I have.
“This gives me stability and it eases the mind, too.
“When I was getting put on loan twice I didn’t know what was going to happen.
“My contract was running out at Hearts as well and I felt under pressure but now that I have signed here my future is settled.”
Fulham midfielder George Williams will be a man on a mission if he signs on loan for the Dons, according to his former Wales international team-mate Owain Tudur Jones.
The 21-year-old has been linked with a move to Aberdeen on a season-long loan as Dons manager Derek McInnes attempts to rebuild his squad.
Former Caley Thistle and Hibernian midfielder Tudur Jones said: “Aberdeen are going to be looking to get somebody in to replace Jonny Hayes. I played with him at Caley Thistle so I know what they will be missing as he was a really important player for Aberdeen and performed so well for them.
“George is quick, exciting and the type of player supporters like to watch.”