Dons in talks with Smith

Milton Keynes Dons have opened talks with Alan Smith about a permanent move to stadium:mk.

Last Updated: 31/05/12 at 14:14

Smith: Could soon have a permament deal

Smith: Could soon have a permament deal

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Smith made 18 appearances for the Dons on loan from Newcastle last season.

The 31-year-old former Leeds and Manchester United player is available on a free transfer after being released by the Magpies.

"We've had a little chat and it's looking good, me and Smithy get on very well," Dons boss Karl Robinson told MK News.

"But I don't take anything for granted in football because there are so many things that can change people's decisions."

Meanwhile, midfielder Luke Chadwick has undergone successful surgery on the knee injury he sustained towards the end of the season.

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