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Nesta Guinness-Walker

Defender

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Biography

Date of birth

14/09/1999

Signed

24/05/2019

Country

England

Left-back who was the Dons’ first signing of the close season in 2019, joining from Metropolitan Police - despite offers from two Premier League clubs.

Born into an acting family (his great-grandfather was Sir Alec Guinness), he had spells with Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur while at primary school, but played Sunday league football until he was 17, when he signed for the Met Police.

His performances for Met Police in last season’s FA Cup, helping them to reach the first round proper, and had scouts flocking to Imber Court. After winning the race for his signature, Nesta wasted no time impressing at the start of his Dons career and he scored a cracking goal at Ipswich Town, his first in league football. Nesta made 27 appearances in his first season at Wimbledon.

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