Andre Bennett: Gateshead sign Middlesbrough defender

Andre Bennett
Andre Bennett is yet to make his professional league debut

Middlesbrough have loaned defender Andre Bennett, son of former Sunderland skipper Gary, to Gateshead for a month.

The 21-year-old is yet to make his senior professional bow for the Teesside club, but has played regularly for the development side.

Bennett is predominantly a left-back but can also played in midfield.

"He is very athletic and comfortable on the ball, and he will give us a couple of options," Gateshead boss Neil Aspin told the club website.external-link

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