MK Dons have opened talks about taking Alan Smith on a permanent deal.
The former Manchester United star spent the second half of the season on loan at the League One club, making a total of 15 appearances.
Smith made a big impression at Stadium:mk, and as his contract at Newcastle United is up this summer, he will soon be available on a free transfer.
According to skysports.com, the Dons have wasted little time in talking to the 31-year-old, who they are eager to now take on a permanent basis.
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