Assistant Gillingham boss John Schofield says there is plenty to come from loan striker Antonio German
By Luke Cawdell
Striker Antonio German was handed his Gillingham debut just
hours after signing on loan at Priestfield.
Boss Martin Allen was keen for an extra addition to his forward
line after Coventry recalled striker Cody McDonald from his loan
The former QPR frontman (pictured), who has been restricted to
just four substitute appearances at Brentford this season, came on
with 15 minutes left of Tuesday night’s match.
Assistant boss John Schofield believes there is plenty to come
from the 21-year-old. The Gills No.2 said: "He has come in at the
fifth hour and that makes it difficult.
"He got on and got a chance and there is more to come from him.
He was nice and positive and he played off the shoulder, competed
for the second balls and I thought he was unlucky a couple of
German’s deal at Priestfield runs until April 1, making him
available up to and including the Easter Monday fixture at home to
The London-born striker started life at QPR and had spells on
loan at Aldershot, Southend, Yeovil and Stockport, before leaving
the club when they were promoted to the Premier League. A brief
spell with Bromley ended when he was snapped up on an 18-month deal
by Brentford in January last year.
In his brief appearances this season, he did score an equaliser
against Preston but has been largely limited to development
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