David Jones has returned to his Wrexham roots to hitch the Nationwide League membership as player-coach on a one-year deal.
He began out within the membership’s centre of excellence as a nine-year-old earlier than becoming a member of Manchester United.
The 36-year-old midfielder went on to play for golf equipment together with Derby County, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Wigan Athletic, Burnley, Sheffield Wednesday and Oldham Athletic.
“I am delighted, I am excited and I am unable to wait to get began,” Jones mentioned.
Jones, who’s a veteran of 4 promotions to the Premier League with three totally different golf equipment and has greater than 100 appearances within the prime flight, has been on trial with Wrexham over the summer time.
“It has been nice getting again into coaching. The type we practice in and the tempo actually fits me. It is one thing I have been used to at loads of golf equipment I have been at and that actually fits my recreation,” he mentioned.
“Wrexham was my first membership I signed for age 9 and 10, earlier than I signed for Manchester United. I would be on the market within the automotive park with Mike Buxton – what an ideal coach he was right here – and he set me on my approach.
“He gave me some actually good abilities and habits that I’ve taken on in my profession, so there’s a sense of coming full circle being again right here. It is a chance I need to take, and maximise as a lot as I can.
“It is undoubtedly thrilling to be right here. From a distance I have been maintaining a tally of what’s been taking place with this membership. I’ve household who’re season-ticket holders. Wrexham are at all times a subject of dialog.
“Now that I am lucky to have a chance right here, I am excited to get began.”