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According to The Scottish Sun, Aberdeen are ‘poised’ to wrap up the signing of Livingston attacker Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

Scott Brown is arriving from Celtic as a player-coach whilst Scotland international Declan Gallagher is joining from Motherwell.

New boss Stephen Glass now wants more firepower going forward, and Emmanuel-Thomas looks set for a move to Pittodrie.

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The 30-year-old signed for Livingston in September 2020, penning a one-year deal with the option of a second year.

Emmanuel-Thomas has racked up nine goals in 31 appearances for Livi, and his spell has worked wonders for him in terms of landing him a bigger move.

The former Arsenal talent was in the footballing wilderness after a spell with PTT Rayong in Thailand, but his move to Aberdeen is a great step forward.

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He’s taken well to Scottish football, and Aberdeen will now be hoping that he can join forces with Brown to take the club forward next season.

Arsene Wenger was a huge fan of Emmanuel-Thomas at Arsenal, branding him a ‘massive talent’ and an ‘unbelievable finisher’ whilst suggesting that he had big potential.

Emmanuel-Thomas failed to live up to that billing, but he will now hope to show Aberdeen what he’s all about.

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