Gillingham target David Wright moves from Crystal Palace to Colchester United
By Luke Cawdell
Gillingham have missed out on the signing of Crystal Palace
midfielder David Wright.
The Gills had been hoping to sign Wright
ever since he enjoyed a successful loan period with the League 2
promotion chasers earlier in the season.
But experienced Wright (pictured) has
instead moved to Joe Dunne’s League 1 Colchester United on a free
He played seven games for the Gills during
a one month spell at Priestfield, where the club won five of their
games and conceded just three goals.
Wright had been close to agreeing a deal at
Priestfield last week, in a move that would have seen young
midfielder Jack Payne head in the opposite direction.
The Gills, meanwhile, confirmed Cody
McDonald’s signing on Friday, and have added two young
players, Mahlon Romeo and Sam Muggleton, to the first team squad to
face York City on Saturday.
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