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By Luke Cawdell

Name: Lee Martin   Position: Midfielder

Back fully fit for 2017/18 after a previous campaign that was wrecked by injury. The former Manchester United youngster was out for six months after snapping an ankle in pre-season. He made a quicker than expected return from injury and was handed the captain's armband by head coach Ady Pennock after impressing in the build-up to the new League 1 season. Scored his first Gills goal with the winner against Peterborough in October, in Steve Lovell's first game as interim boss.

Lee Martin. Picture Andy Payton

Lee Martin. Picture: Andy Payton

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Joined: July 2016

Squad number: 11

Date of birth: 9 February 1987

Former teams: Wimbledon (youth), Manchester United, Rangers (loan), Stoke City (loan), Plymouth (loan), Sheffield United (loan), Nottingham Forest (loan), Ipswich Town, Charlton (loan), Millwall, Northampton (loan).

Born: Taunton

Fascinating fact: Manchester United paid Wimbledon around £1m for Lee back in 2003, beating the likes of Arsenal and Liverpool to his signature.

Lee Martin takes on Doncaster's Matty Blair. Picture Ady Kerry

Lee Martin takes on Doncaster's Matty Blair. Picture: Ady Kerry

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