Aberdeen re-sign Pilgrims' Chris Clark

Aberdeen have re-signed midfielder Chris Clark on a free transfer following the player's release from Plymouth Argyle.

The Dons beat off competition from Kilmarnock, who had been expected to secure the player in the summer transfer window.

Clark, who left Aberdeen in January 2008, couldn't help the Pilgrims escape relegation to League One last season.

The 30-year-old made 107 appearances for the Devon club, scoring twice.

Clark's move will be a blow to Killie boss Kenny Shiels, who was confident of signing the player, but he decided on a return to his first senior club.

But for his new manager at Pittodrie, Craig Brown, Clark's signing is the fourth at Aberdeen this summer, following Youl Mawene, David Gonzalez and the expected arrival of trialist Isaac Osbourne.

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