Gloucester City have completed the loan signing of goalkeeper Tom Hadler from Gillingham until January.

Hadler rejoins the club after first linking up with the side in 2015 on a short loan spell.

The shot stopper is highly rated by the backroom team at Gillingham and Tim Harris said he jumped at the opportunity to bring him in.

“I wasn’t actually looking at bringing in another goalkeeper even though Alex Harris hasn’t settled in as well as we had expected. Sometimes in management you have to make tough decisions and this is one of them.

“I received a call on Tuesday from Glen Johnson (goalkeeper coach at Gillingham) saying they were looking to get Tom Hadler out on loan. Tom is a very promising professional who will have a big future in the game.

“The opportunity to bring Tom Hadler in was just too good to turn down, whilst it’s very hard on Alex Harris and he is hurting at this moment, this will make him stronger.

“I have told Alex I will meet up with him after the weekend to discuss what is best for him going forward. This is a loan until January and it’s important we help Alex and come to a suitable solution if he so wishes.”

We have also brought in Cheltenham Town winger Adam Page on a youth loan until January.

Page, 18, is also very highly rated and is an exciting young prospect who appeared for the Robins against Swansea City on Tuesday night.

He trained with the squad on Thursday night and will be available for selection for Saturday’s game with Hemel Hempstead Town.

Karnell Chambers and Joe Hanks are both returning to the squad for Saturday, with Chris Knowles and Lewis Hall still out with injury.

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