Gillingham boss makes stance clear over Portsmouth-linked left-back

Steve Evans stressed Pompey-linked defender Connor Ogilvie is going nowhere.

Sunday, 30th August 2020, 11:00 am
Updated Sunday, 30th August 2020, 11:04 am
Gillingham' defender Connor Ogilvie. Picture: BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images

Ogilvie is one of the Gills' prized assets and scooped their 2019-20 Player of the Season award after scoring four goals in 41 appearances.

However, Evans insisted the ex-Tottenham defender – who has a year left on his contract – won't be leaving Priestfield after Gillingham rebuffed a bid from a Championship side in January.

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Speaking to Gillingham’s website after their 1-0 friendly loss to Leyton Orient on Saturday, Evans said: ‘The chairman asked me and I made it clear.

‘We turned down good money from a Championship club last January for Connor.

‘He's certainly not going anywhere. He's under contract and he will be for some time.’