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Martin Closes In On New Deal

Martin Closes In On New Deal

Joe Martin looked as though he could have left Gillingham at one point, however Martin Allen has now revealed that a new deal is close for the left back.

At the turn of the year negotiations were stalling but on Tuesday Allen, as KentOnline revealed, said that a deal is now "very close". He said: 'He is very, very close to agreeing a deal now.

'Hopefully that will be done next week. That will be a big weight off my mind.'

Martin has been instrumental for the club in the two-years he's been at Priestfield so far and played a key role in helping The Gills to the League Two title last season so tying down the 24-year-old to a new deal would be a major plus going into the League One season.

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Date:Wednesday June 12 2013
Time: 11:11AM

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