Cambridge sign Luke Hannant: League Two rivals Cambridge United have announced the signing of released Port Vale player Luke Hannant.
Luke Hannant has agreed a two-year deal with United.
Former Gateshead player Hannant was signed by Neil Aspin when he was appointed Port Vale manager. The winger enjoyed a decent start to his Vale career and at one stage he was linked with a potential move to Championship side Bolton Wanderers.
However, Hannant was in and out of the Vale starting line-up under Aspin’s successor John Askey and was released at the end of the season.
Hannant spent time as a youth player at Cambridge and he told their official website: “As soon as I found out there was an opportunity to come back to Cambridge United, it was a no brainer for me and my family are equally pleased for me to have the chance to return to Cambridge.
“It’s great to move to somewhere where people know how I work and what my attributes are. The experience I have gained since I was last here has been massive because I don’t feel at that time I was quite ready to go into the professional game.”
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