Aaron Morris joins AFC Wimbledon

Morris joins AFC Wimbledon
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Former Aldershot Town defender Aaron Morris joins AFC Wimbledon on a free transfer.

Former Aldershot Town defender Aaron Morris has joined AFC Wimbledon on a short-term deal.

The 24-year-old has previously worked with Dons boss Neal Ardley at Cardiff City and will now link up with the League Two side after recovering from a long-term knee injury.

Ardley told the club's official website: "I coached Aaron when I was at Cardiff, where he came through the ranks. When he first joined, he was a central midfielder, but I noticed that no-one could beat him in one-on-one situations so I played him at full-back.

"He was outstanding and managed to make the first-team squad at Cardiff. He played in central midfield for Aldershot last season and I know that they were very disappointed to lose him when they were fighting relegation.

"Aaron can play in a number of positions, but he can be a very good centre-back in my eyes. When he suffered an ACL injury I sent him my best wishes and said there could be something here for him if he got strong again."

Morris was released by Aldershot in the summer.

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