Jimmy Abdou has signed for the Dons on a season-long loan deal. The 32-year-old played twelve league games for Millwall last season as they were promoted to the Championship, following their 1-0 win against Bradford City.
Abdou started his career with French side Martigues. He played 26 games for the club during the 2002-03 season. Abdou signed for fellow Ligue 2 side Sedan for the 2003-04 campaign.
He helped the club finish fifth in his first season. In his third season with the club, he helped Sedan secure promotion to Ligue 1. However, the clubs stay in Ligue 1 was short lived and they were relegated after one season in the top-flight.
Abdou moved to Plymouth for the 2007-08 season. Abdou was a regular for Argyle as they missed out on a play-off spot by six points. The Comoros international signed for Millwall in 2008. In his first season with the club, he scored the goal to send the Lions to Wembley for the play-off final.
However, they lost 3-2 to Scunthorpe in the final. He was an important figure, in the Millwall side that got promoted to the Championship in 2010. Abdou has played 341 times for Millwall since joining the club in 2008.
Abdou has become Wimbledon’s seventh signing of the summer. The 32-year-old joins fellow signings, Nik Tzanev, Kwesi Appiah, Deji Oshilaja, Cody McDonald, Callum Kennedy and George Long at Kingsmeadow.
Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley said this about the signing “I’m absolutely delighted to get Jimmy, He’s a top midfielder for us to have. He’s been with Millwall for nine years and come through two League One Play-off finals with them.”
He added “He’s the player in question I spoke about at ‘Meet the Manager’ when I told the supporters I had a main midfield target in mind that I’d hoped to get and that he would be one of the first names on the team sheet. I’m really pleased we’ve been able to get him for the season.”