AIDAN Nesbitt says he is delighted to return to Cappielow after signing with Morton.

The winger penned a one-year contract with the Ton yesterday after leaving Dundee United earlier in the summer.

Nesbitt previously spent a season on loan at the Greenock club from Celtic back in 2016-17, making 40 appearances and scoring three times.

After being released by the Scottish champions in 2017 he went south to play under Robbie Neilson at MK Dons, but suffered a bad ankle injury during his first season in England.

Neilson was sacked later on, and by the time Nesbitt had returned to full fitness he didn’t get much first-team action under the new manager.

After a lack of minutes in the last few seasons, the 22-year-old wants to get back to his best at Morton.

He told the Tele: “It’s great to get my future sorted. I enjoyed myself so much at Morton the last time I was here and I just wanted to come back.

“It was a good year, I was back at Cappielow recently and it’s all fond memories around the place. We got to the semi-finals of the League Cup and we beat St Mirren.

“Initially when I left for England I really enjoyed it for the first six months. I enjoyed it and I was playing well and everything was going brilliantly, but I got a bad injury and that put me back and I just couldn’t get back in from there.

“The manager left when I was on the mend and a new manager came in, and it just seemed like a lot of bad luck at the same time.

“I’m fit now though and I’ve been fit for a while and I never really got a chance at Dundee United. I’m looking forward to my time at Morton.

“It was all downhill after he [Neilson] left. I came back to Scotland with Dundee United but I’m just looking forward to playing regularly again.”

Nesbitt reunited with Neilson at Dundee United at the start of January, but only managed to play 10 times, most of them being substitute appearances.

The winger admitted it was tough to come in halfway through the campaign, and felt he never got a real chance to show what he could do with the Tangerines.

He added: “It was tough coming in during January, you needed to hit the ground running. To be honest the games I started I thought I had done quite well but it was just stop-start.

“I hope Morton is a club I can come to and I can just appreciate playing again.”