New Gillingham signing Steven Gregory relishing the chance to contribute to promotion push
Steven Gregory is thrilled to have swapped a relegation
battle for a promotion one.
The defensive midfielder, pictured, moved
to Gillingham last week on a free transfer in time to
make his debut in Saturday’s 2-0 win at Bristol Rovers.
Gregory had been on loan at AFC Wimbledon, where he was helping
them fight against the threat of the drop from League 2.
Wimbledon were understood to have wanted to tie him to a
permanent deal, following his release from Bournemouth before
Christmas, but when Gills came calling other deals were off the
Gregory explained: "There were a couple of teams I spoke to and
I met a few managers. I was ready to make a decision and sign
somewhere and then, the night before, I had a phone call from
"It is a different experience from my loan spell at Wimbledon.
It is the same though in that every game is massive. You are
fighting for three points every week and here there are exciting
Gregory’s contract with the Gills will be extended a further
year if he reaches a certain amount of games next season.
"It doesn’t matter what clause is in there," he said. "I just
want to play in 100% of games that I am available for."
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