Aberdeen archives August 2009

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Bertrand Bossu has left Aberdeen and decided to return to his native France, after struggling to establish himself at Pittodrie.

New boy Davide Grassi could be be handed a debut for Aberdeen against Motherwell, with Zander Diamond missing from the squad.

Aberdeen have completed the signing of Italian defender Davide Grassi, who has penned a one-year deal after impressing on trial.

Aberdeen are chasing St Mirren defender Mo Camara and are preparing to offer midfielder Derek Young in a straight swap deal.

Aberdeen goalkeeping coach Jim Leighton has been axed by the Dons, with Mark McGhee keen to appoint Colin Meldrum as his replacement.

Mark McGhee admits individual errors led to Aberdeen's defeat to Celtic but insists he took 'encouragement' from the performance.

New signing Jerel Ifil will make his competitive debut when Aberdeen entertain Celtic in the season opener on Saturday.

Jerel Ifil is looking forward to helping shore up Aberdeen's leaky defence after agreeing to sign a two-year contract at Pittodrie.

Swindon Town defender Jeril Ifil says he is still weighing up whether a move to Aberdeen would be worthwhile.

Aberdeen manager Mark McGhee has admitted he may be forced into selling some of his best players in order to bring new faces in.

Mark McGhee says Aberdeen need at least four new signings but admits that they are finding it hard to persuade players to sign.

Aberdeen target Reda Johnson says he decided to choose Plymouth over the Dons on the advice of Rangers defender Madjid Bougherra.