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Matt Smith is reunited with Richie Wellens after the two of them previously worked together at Swindon Town.
Arriving from Arsenal on a season-long loan he will be eager to impress following loan spells at Swindon Town and Charlton Athletic.
He already has an FA Cup winner’s medal to his name after being one of the named substitutes in the Gunners’ 2020 victory over Chelsea.
An energetic midfielder, who Wellens hopes will compliment Ben Close saying that he will be able to break things up when the team plays more expansively.
Typically acting as deep-lying midfielder, Smith likes to help move the ball from defence up the field of play.