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Chris Gunter

Defender

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Biography

Date of birth

21/07/1989

Height

180 cm

Signed

04/07/2022

Country

Wales

Signed for the Dons in July 2022, Chris boasts a wealth of experience having played at the highest level of international football.

The defender boasts a record of 109 caps for the Welsh national team and adds yet more depth to our defensive options ahead of the 2022/23 campaign.

Born in Newport, Chris began his career with his boyhood club Cardiff City after progressing through the Bluebirds’ youth academy before moving to Tottenham Hotspur in 2007 as part of a multi-million pound deal.

After leaving Spurs in 2009 he then went on to enjoy the most successful spells of his career, first with Nottingham Forest and then with Reading – amassing an impressive 429 Championship appearances across both clubs.

In 2020 he then linked up with Charlton Athletic and subsequently Johnnie Jackson as he went on to play over 50 times for the Addicks before leaving the Valley last summer. 

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