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Connor Smith is hoping to see plenty of action after joining the Gills on loan from Watford.
The highly-rated 20-year-old midfielder has moved to Priestfield on a deal that runs until the end of the season.
He has played eight times for the Hornets and is hoping a spell at Gillingham will further develop his fledgling career.
“I am really happy with the move and I have been trying to get out on loan for a while now,” said the Republic of Ireland under-21 player.
“I have been talking to Watford for around a month and asking to go out on loan to get some game time and Gillingham came up. It took just a few days to get sorted and I am really happy to be here.
“I played a few games last year and some this year but never consistently in the team.
“I had a talk with Watford and we both agreed that at my age I need to get out and play regular football and hopefully I can do that here.”
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