Published: 16:00, 13 August 2020
| Updated: 16:24, 13 August 2020
Gillingham have signed another player from Arsenal.
Just two days after agreeing a loan deal for defender Zech Medley the Gills have now added 19-year-old attacking midfielder Trae Coyle to their ranks ahead of the 2019/20 season.
Coyle, an England youth international, featured for Arsenal’s development side in the EFL Trophy last season and is on the fringe of Mikel Arteta’s first team. A move to Priestfield will offer him much-needed experience in men’s football.
The Gills describe the signing as another major coup and say he can play on either flank, as a number 10, or as a frontline striker.
Boss Steve Evans said: “Trae is a very exciting young talent and he is ready to further his football education.
“He is very highly thought of at Arsenal and his performances have made him a sought after loan player.
“Trae has a lot to learn, his development we are entrusted with but, in reality, his attitude and work rate will determine his success at League 1 level because he is a very very talented boy. He had a vast choice of clubs here in England, Holland and Germany so we are delighted to get the lad here."