Published: 16:30, 30 June 2014 |
Gillingham have added Brighton winger Brennan Dickenson to their ranks.
The 20-year-old, who can play either on the wing or upfront, arrives on a two-year-deal after Gills paid an undisclosed fee to the Championship side.
Dickenson joined Brighton in 2012 from Conference South side Dorchester Town but never played a first-team game for the south-coast side.
He was forced to head out on loan for competitive action, appearing for Chesterfield, AFC Wimbledon and Northampton Town over the past two seasons.
“It feels really good to have signed,” he said.
“It’s going to be good for me to get out here (at Priestfield) and show the fans what I’ve got and get some games under my belt in League 1.
“I’ve got pace, I’m good in the air, will put in plenty of crosses and I hope I can please the fans.”
Dickenson spent three months on loan with Northampton last season, helping them avoid relegation from League 2. He played 13 games for the Cobblers, scoring once in a 2-0 win over Hartlepool.
He spent a brief time playing alongside Gills front-man Antonio German, who was also on loan at Northampton for a spell last season.
Brennan and his new team-mates spent the day completing a fitness testing session. The whole Gills squad return for training on Wednesday.
Every morning at 10am we play you an hour of tunes from the 90s. We call it, #WeLoveThe90s.
Play 'Say It' with Garry and Laura on kmfm Breakfast and you could win £1,000!
Wake up to kmfm Breakfast with Garry and Laura - it's Kent's alarm call.
A guide for your future. For year 11 students in Kent and Medway. Click here for the e-edition.
Education, Training & Childcare is a special supplement published by KM Media Group four times a year. Click here for latest e-edition.
Get the latest food and drink news, recipes from some of the nation's top chefs plus updates from Kent's vineyards and breweries.
Search in your local area to find your perfect partner in Kent, with FreshStart Dating! PLUS, register for free!.
Neil Miller, Hever Castle head gardener is new gardening blogger.
Buy pictures that you've seen in a KM newspaper, or send in a picture and we will place it on our photo sales website so that you can purchase a super, unique gift.