Aberdeen confirm signing of James Wilson after Manchester United release

Aberdeen have confirmed the permanent signing of James Wilson on a two-year deal.

James Wilson has decided to rejoin Aberdeen following last season's loan spell.

The 23-year-old attacker was on loan with the Dons last season and - following his release from Manchester United - has opted to move to Pittodrie.

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes told the club's official website: "I'm delighted to have James back.

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"He is a young player who has had to deal with a lot in a short space of time, but he's got his whole career ahead of him.

"We feel that he showed glimpses towards the end of last season of how effective a player he can be and what a positive impact he can have on the team.

"We want to try and build on that now that he is an Aberdeen player and not a Manchester United player."