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Adam Chapman returns to Mansfield

14 May 2015

Midfielder pens deal at One Call Stadium for next season

Highly-rated midfielder Adam Chapman has returned to One Call Stadium, as manager Adam Murray secures his first signing of the close season.

The transfer will be completed subject to Football League approval.

The 25-year-old will be well remembered by Stags fans for the part he played in our Conference Premier winning season in 2013, scoring four goals in 11 appearances.

He became the first player to score a hat trick on his home debut for the Stags, at home to Stockport County in March that year, since Keith Cassells in 1985.

On his return to One Call Stadium, the former Newport County player said:  “It feels brilliant to be back.

“I’ve turned down more money from other clubs to come here; that’s how passionate I am to be here. I hoped I could stay here last time, but didn’t get the chance.

“I’ve known the manager for quite a long period of time. He has shown a massive interest in getting me here. The vision he sold me, and how he wants to play football, really excites me.

Manager Adam Murray said: "At this level, he’s probably one of the best midfielders around. He has a good presence, fitness, good distribution and he has ‘a goal in him’. He’ll ‘get us playing’.”

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