Many Stoke City fans have taken to Twitter to react to the news that the club are considering a move for Gillingham goalkeeper Jack Bonham this summer. As reported by football journalist Alan Nixon on Twitter earlier today, the Potters are said to be lining up an offer for the 27-year-old, with the player being set to leave Priestfield at the end of this month.
Gillingham have a new left-back after signing David Tutonda from Bristol Rovers. Like Max Ehmer, who returned to the Gills on Tuesday, Rovers agreed to cancel Tutonda’s contract to make the move happen. He’s a player who’s interested Steve Evans in the past, with the Gills boss attempting to sign him last summer.
Ebbsfleet have signed former Gillingham left-back Joe Martin for the coming season. Martin ended the 2020/21 campaign with League 2 Stevenage but returns to Kent six years after leaving Priestfield. The 32-year-old is a former England youth international but is best known for being a part of Gillingham's League 2 title-winning squad under Martin Allen in 2012/13.
Gillingham have turned down offers for their top performers this summer. Steve Evans revealed there’s been interest in his players but chairman Paul Scally has held firm. “There’s no doubt the chairman’s had offers, the detail behind those offers, I don’t get into,” said manager Evans.
The summer transfer window will have to be a busy one for Gillingham. With a long list of players having left the club at the end of last season, there are plenty of individuals who need replacing at Priestfield, something the club are already starting to do with the signings of the likes of Olly Lee, Ben Reeves and Max Ehmer.
Gillingham will finish the 2021/22 campaign a week early next season - and it’s all thanks to the Queen. Gills’ fixtures will be released at 9am next Thursday, with the first game taking place on Saturday, August 7. But the League 1 programme will finish on April 30, 2022, a week earlier than the Championship and League 2.
Gillingham fans have left chairman Paul Scally close to tears after rallying round their club. Scally wrote an open letter last week, telling supporters he couldn’t afford to refund season ticket money for the 2020/21 campaign, which was played behind closed doors due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Max Ehmer has rejoined Gillingham just a year after leaving for Bristol Rovers. The former Gills skipper is back following a difficult year at the Memorial Ground which ended in League 1 relegation. Ehmer, 29, was publicly criticised, dropped and stripped of the captaincy by manager Joey Barton as the Pirates headed for the drop.
Steve Evans has added a left-back to his defensive options. Former Cardiff defender agrees permanent deal at ME7. The Gills have made their second summer signing from Bristol Rovers in the space of a few days. David Tutonda, 25, a talented left-back with great technique, rapid pace, and aggression follows Max Ehmer to MEMS Priestfield Stadium as Gaffer Steve Evans prepares his squad for the 2021/22 season.
Gills defender delighted to be returning to MEMS Priestfield Stadium after a year away. Centre-back raring to get his second Gills spell underway. Max Ehmer said it was a "no brainer" to head back to Gillingham for a second spell. The former QPR centre-back re-joined the Gills on Tuesday following discussions with boss Steve Evans.
Steve Evans is hopeful of making ‘three or four’ signings by the end of the week. The Gills boss says he’s met up to 20 players this summer - more than once - and is confident new arrivals are imminent. Evans confirmed he spoke to Luke Chambers, who was released by Ipswich after nine years, but the player stayed local with Colchester.
Steve Evans has clinched the signing of former Northern Ireland international. Former Charlton and MK Dons man joins the Gills. Steve Evans has added to his midfield options with the capture of former Charlton Athletic forward, Ben Reeves. The 29-year-old, who was released by Plymouth Argyle at the end of last season, joins Olly Lee at MEMS Priestfield Stadium as the Gills boss bolsters his squad ahead of a challenging 2021/22 campaign.
The summer is here and it’s going to be interesting to see what Gillingham can do in the transfer window to try and build on last season in Sky Bet League One. Steve Evans will have a few signings in mind ahead of the next few weeks and time will only tell as to who he is going to bring in.
Gillingham have confirmed the signing of 29-year-old Olly Lee after the player was released by Scottish Championship champions, Hearts. Lee spent the second half of the 2020/21 season on loan at the Gills and scored 5 goals during his 25 appearances for the club, having also had previous stints at Gillingham in 2012 as well as in the 2019/20 season.
Lee has had three separate loan spells with the Gills. Gillingham have completed the permanent signing of midfielder Olly Lee following his departure from Hearts. Lee, 29, has had three separate loan spells with the Gills and finished the season with them in Sky Bet League One
Ex-Gills favourite Matt Jarvis says he will miss everything about football after announcing his retirement. Jarvis, 35, has called time on an 18-year professional career that started at Priestfield in 2003 after he was released by Millwall. The winger made his debut as a 17-year-old and scored 16 goals in 122 appearances before landing a £600,000 move to Wolves in 2007.
Midfielder agrees permanent transfer at MEMS Priestfield Stadium. Gills boss makes big signing as the club prepares for the 2021-22 Sky Bet League 1 season. Steve Evans has made his first signing of the summer with the capture of exciting attacking midfielder, Olly Lee. The 29-year-old, who has enjoyed three previous loan spells at MEMS Priestfield Stadium, has this time agreed a permanent move following his departure from Heart of Midlothian after three years in Scotland.
Outgoing Ipswich Town defender Luke Chambers is said to be in talks with Gillingham about signing for the club this summer, with Football Insider reporting that the experienced centre back could move to Priestfield. The 35-year-old was one of a number of players that were told by Paul Cook that they didn’t have a future at Portman Road and as a result, the veteran is set to depart for pastures new after making just south of 400 appearances for the Tractor Boys over a nine year spell.
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