Shay Logan reckons Greg Leigh can fill the gap left by Max Lowe in the Aberdeen backline.
Lowe was a big hit last season on two loan spells from Derby County but a third move never materialised, with manager Derek McInnes adding Leigh on loan from Dutch side NAC Breda.
An ankle injury sustained in the pre-season friendly against Caley Thistle sidelined Leigh but McInnes hopes he can return for the second leg of their Europa League tie with Chikhura Sachkhere.
Leigh phoned Logan for advice when it became clear he would be moving to Pittodrie and Logan says Aberdeen fans will not be disappointed in what they are getting.
Logan said: “Greg looked really good. He did a hard thing leaving Bury for abroad and he’s tried to test himself in a different league. He’s played against the likes of PSV. He’s got a good pedigree. He’s only 24 so he’ll bring good things to the team.”
Logan is beginning his seventh season in the Granite City and penned a one-year extension to his Dons deal this summer, keeping him at the club until 2021.
He added: “The first time the manager ever phoned me I got off the phone and then half-an-hour later I thought ‘I’m moving to Aberdeen’. He just speaks so well on the phone.
“As I got to know him, as a manager he’s a top guy. He means what he says. I know why people would turn around and come up. Funso Ojo almost signed for Hibs and ultimately we’re a big draw. It’s a great city, it’s a great club. It’s definitely the best club I’ve ever been at. It’s well run. You’ve got good people behind the scenes, the likes of Gunner (director of football operations Steven Gunn). He’s a good guy. There’s a lot of good people here.
“I think people see where the club is and where it is going with the new