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Neal gets back to business

17 June 2013

Full update from Neal on Dons Player

Neal Ardley has wasted no time pressing on with his summer transfer plans after returning from holiday.

, the Wimbledon manager revealed that he hopes to be in a position to confirm signings soon after holding positive discussions with players.Dons PlayerDuring an interview for

“On Father’s Day I must have spent about 90 per cent of it on the phone,” Neal said. “I had a productive day and I am very hopeful that we are close to doing a bit of business. It is tough because there is a lot going on. The big aspect is that you get a lot of players who are not for us thrown your way and it is about deciphering these from those that you do want.

“You can then put together a shortlist of players that are of interest and fit in with what you are trying to do. I have really enjoyed the challenge though; the meetings with players, conversations with agents. I am really pleased and I know people are looking for actions and want things to be done sooner rather than later, but I am confident that it is taking shape.”

Dons Player subscribers can now watch the full video interview with Neal on our premium site, in which the Wimbledon manager also brings us up to date with changes off the pitch, including the recruitment of a new physio and a development coach.

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