ADDICKS midfielder Ben Dempsey has joined Ayr United on a permanent deal for an undisclosed fee.

The 22-year-old made seven Scottish Championship appearances after joining Ayr on loan in January.

Dempsey has signed a three-year deal with the Ayr United.

The Addicks academy graduate made 10 senior appearances in his time at Charlton, including four league appearances. Dempsey made his debut for the club in 2018 in the EFL Trophy.

During his time at Charlton, The midfielder also made loan switches to Dulwich Hamlet and Woking.

Dempsey has admitted on social media that he "never enjoyed football more" during his loan spell at Ayr United.

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