Gillingham boss Martin Allen will give Chris Whelpdale as much time as possible in race to be fit for Fleetwood match
Chris Whelpdale will be assessed as late as possible this
week to see if he is ready to make a return.
The midfielder, pictured, missed out on trip to
Rotherham with a groin injury and is one of several Gillingham
players hoping to be passed fit for the visit of Fleetwood on
Connor Essam also missed the trip, having got close to making
his first-team debut under manager Martin Allen. He suffered a deal
leg, which turned into a case of haematoma.
Fellow defender Callum Davies, meanwhile, is hoping he soon gets
a recall after being rested last week.
Allen said: "He has trained hard with Mark Patterson
(development squad manager) and it was a good opportunity to take
young Devante (McKain) away with the first team and that was good
Romain Vincelot, who suffered a nasty head collision last
weekend, will be assessed by the medical staff.
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