Jake Hessenthaler: Gillingham midfielder signs new contract

Priestfield Stadium

Gillingham youngster Jake Hessenthaler has signed a new long-term contract with the League One club.

The 19-year-old midfielder, who made his first-team debut for the Gills in November, will remain at Priestfield Stadium until the summer of 2019.

The son of former Gillingham player and manager Andy Hessenthaler, Jake came through the Kent club's youth academy.

He had a spell on loan at Tamworth last season and has made a total of 10 senior appearances for Gillingham