Gillingham youth player Aaron Millbank set to join first team for trip to Chesterfield
Youth player Aaron Millbank could
travel with the Gills first team this weekend after a
virus hit the senior squad.
Several players have been laid low
with illness and Millbank - who earlier this week was offered a
third year scholarship - is set to be called upon.
First team boss Martin Allen has
been impressed with the 18-year-old striker (pictured) and on
Tuesday afternoon was delighted with his performance, after playing
right-back in a development game.
Allen said: "He has been superb
over the last few months.
"He has got good shape, size and a
good attitude, a good technical ability and he keeps scoring
"We could be taking him to
Chesterfield with us on Friday and it would be the first time he
has been with the first team.
"He played right-back and that was
good for him and it showed what type of player he is.
"He is bright, intelligent and he listens. I think everyone
though I was mad when I played him right-back but he played very
Picture: Barry Goodwin
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