Football News Update: Mansfield Town Bolster Midfield with Deji Oshilaja Signing

In the latest Football News, League One newcomers Mansfield Town have announced the signing of versatile midfielder Deji Oshilaja on a two-year deal. The 31-year-old arrives at the club following his release from Burton Albion, where he made 133 appearances over the past three seasons, scoring 12 goals.

Oshilaja’s Background and Career

Oshilaja, who is also capable of playing in defence, has spent the majority of his career in League One, having previously featured for Charlton Athletic, AFC Wimbledon, and Gillingham. He is the fourth new addition made by Stags boss Nigel Clough since the team’s promotion, joining the likes of Australia midfielder Keanu Baccus, full-back Frazer Blake-Tracy, and striker Lee Gregory.

Oshilaja’s Excitement about the Move

Speaking on the move, Oshilaja expressed his excitement about the manager’s clear plan for him and the opportunity to play for Clough, whose reputation has drawn the player to the club. “The manager has a clear plan for me in terms of what he wants me to bring to the team, so that’s exciting. The way people speak about him โ€“ I feel that’s someone I want to play for,” he told the club website.

Mansfield Town’s Ambitious Recruitment Drive

Mansfield Town’s ambitious recruitment drive ahead of their return to League One is sure to have Football News enthusiasts eagerly anticipating the team’s performance in the upcoming season, as they look to make their mark in the division.

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