Alessandra completes Argyle move

Plymouth have made Lewis Alessandra their second signing of the summer, with the striker penning a two year deal at Home Park.

Last Updated: 12/06/13 at 10:01

Lewis Alessandra: On his way to Plymouth

Lewis Alessandra: On his way to Plymouth

The 24-year-old snubbed Morecombe to complete the switch having previously played under Argyle manager John Sheridan at Oldham, and the Pilgrims boss said: "I'm very pleased to have signed him; I think he's at a good age and he can be a really good player for us.

"When he first came on the scene I thought that potentially he could play at a really high level but he took a bit of a backward step when he was at Oldham.

"Fair play to him, though, he went to Morecambe and sorted himself out and for the last two seasons he's probably been Morecambe's most consistent player.

"He's got a lot of things to his game - he can play on the wing and anywhere across the so-called front four - but I like to see him up front.

"He reminds me of Jack Lester, who was at Chesterfield. I think he's got the attributes to be that kind of player and I think I can get the best out of him and get him to score goals."

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worry about these types of conclusions on a teams brilliance when it was very clear that Argentina had 4 chances where they really should have scored and on chances alone then it would have been the more pragmatic Argentinians who would be the best in the world. I like the Germany team but this just shows that even with planning it relies on a great deal of luck and finding your opponents at just the right time.

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e all know the British public don't have the patience to plan for 14 years. No chance. As soon as our young players don't win the world cup they get harrassed and abused to the point of mental breakdown. No, England likes to react to failure by sacking the manager and tearing up their best laid plans in favour of something shiny and new to keep the knee jerkers happy.

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