Gillingham trialist Jack Baldwin to train with League 1 Hartlepool United
Gillingham manager Andy Hessenthaler
will be keeping a close eye on young defender Jack Baldwin as he
heads north for a trial with Hartlepool.
Baldwin has emerged as a hot prospect
in the Ryman League after a string of impressive displays in
central defence for Faversham Town.
After appearing for the Gills in their
opening three pre-season matches Baldwin has been given a week’s
trial with League 1 Hartlepool.
Hessenthaler, pictured, said: "He
looks assured and he wins his headers and reads the game well. We
like him and although I don’t think he is ready yet I think he
could be at some stage.
"We will see what happens at
Hartlepool. If all of a sudden there is a contract on the table
from them then we may well step in but we will wait and see how it
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