Wigan Athletic 'target' joins League One rivals

Paul Cook's Ipswich Town have confirmed the signing of MK Dons midfielder Scott Fraser - who was believed to be a Wigan Athletic transfer target.

Thursday, 15th July 2021, 8:24 am
Updated Thursday, 15th July 2021, 8:26 am
Scott Fraser
Scott Fraser

The 26-year-old was left out of the Dons squad ahead of the midweek against King Lynn's Town, and was last night (Wednesday) unveiled by the Tractor Boys on a three-year deal.

"Having spoken to the manager and Mark [Ashton, CEO], this move felt right," he said.

"You look at the players that have been signed so far - it's clear this club wants to go places and so do I.

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"I'm an attacking midfielder who likes to chip in with goals and assists, and over the last two seasons in particular I've been able to do that so that's something I want to continue here.

"I wanted to join a club that would be looking to reach the Championship but once there wouldn't just be looking to survive, but actually kick on.

"That was one of the main things I took away from the conversations with Mark and the manager.

"My goal now is to be part of a successful team here, one that is battling at the top end right the way through the season."

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