Soon to depart Aberdeen skipper Graeme Shinnie has stated that he has not ruled out a return to the club in the future.

Shinnie will be a Derby County player next season, but he has disclosed that a return to Pittodrie in the future isn’t out of the possibility.

“I’ll never say never regarding the future because I would love to come back and play at the club again” he revealed, as reported by the Evening Express.

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“Hopefully the door is always open”

“It’s with a heavy heart that I leave – but hopefully the door is always open if I want to come back.”

Shinnie has signed a three-year deal with Derby, so any return to Aberdeen would not be for a while yet.

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However, should he still capable of playing to a high standard, Shinnie could be worth bringing back to the club.

When it comes the here and now, Shinnie will be a huge miss for Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes.

Driving force for Aberdeen

He has been a constant driving force in the Aberdeen side which until this season was the closest challengers to Celtic.

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Now the player could be playing in the Premier League next season, as Derby are set to play Aston Villa in the play-off final next week.

The chances of him ever returning to the Dons does seem a bit unlikely. But at least he has kept the door open for a return.

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