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Easter leaves Argyle for MK Dons

Jermaine Easter
Easter has not played yet in 2009 because of a medial ligament injury

MK Dons have signed striker Jermaine Easter from Championship side Plymouth Argyle on a two-year deal.

The Wales international, 27, has joined for an undisclosed fee and is Paul Ince's second signing since his return.

Easter is the sixth arrival this summer after Dan Woodwards, Jabo Ibehre, David McCracken and Stephen Gleeson and the return of Jemal Johnson.

"It feels great to be here. I've come for promotion it's as simple as that," he told the club's website.

"That's what we should be targeting, and I'll be giving my all to help the team achieve that."

Easter has been capped for his country seven times and has scored 62 goals from 225 appearances in his career so far.

After starting in the youth side at Wolves, he went on to play for Hartlepool, Cambridge, Boston, Stockport and Wycombe, before signing for Plymouth on loan in October 2007 and making the move permanent the following January.

He's taking on a bigger role than last time but he's an extremely talented coach

Paul Ince on assistant Karl Robinson

He netted six goals in 39 appearances for the Pilgrims before going on loan to Millwall and Colchester last season.

Ince has also welcomed back assistant manager Karl Robinson who has left Blackburn Rovers.

The pair worked together during Ince's first spell in charge at Dons and teamed up for the first training session on Tuesday's following their pre-season training camp in Portugal.

"Karl is a fantastic addition to the set-up, he's been here before so we know him well," Ince told the club's website.

"He's taking on a bigger role than last time but he's an extremely talented coach, the lads respond to him well and he's got all the tools for the job."



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