New AFC Wimbledon signing Jon Meades reckons that the team has drastically improved since his last stint at the club.
Meades was voted Young Player of the Year in his previous spell at the club to help the Dons scrape survival in the 2012-13 season.
And the 23-year-old has returned to Kingsmeadow looking to make a similar impact, albeit as part of a much stronger side.
“The team has come on in leaps and bounds since I was last here and I know it's going to be tough trying to get back in, but that's what I'm working towards,” Meades told Dons Player.
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And unlike two years ago, when Meades rejected a permanent deal at the Dons for Oxford United, the Welsh midfielder snatched at his chance when it arrived.
“I had a few different options, but as soon as Neal was interested my mind was made up," Meades added. "I didn't have to think twice. I've just been waiting to get the deal done."
"I missed the fans, they were amazing to me. I know what a special club it is and how much the fans care, even when going to the bar after games and seeing them all there and how much they enjoy coming to watch.
“Hopefully, I can get my form to where it was and progress and show them what I'm capable of. I'm probably in as good a shape as I've ever been, trimmer than last time, feeling fit and can't wait to get back out on the grass."