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Palmer: Gills made me feel wanted
Published : 09 Jul 2009 17:00:42
The versatile 25-year-old - who can play at full-back or in midfield - became the Gills' second summer signing earlier this week. He had previously agreed a new one-year deal at the Banks's Stadium but had not signed it before the Gills came calling last weekend. And he told the Express and Star: "I knew I wasn't getting a good deal - I wouldn't have been able to do anything with the money they offered me - I couldn't afford to sign it but I just had no other offers. All I wanted was to be appreciated. "I've got a family and a baby to support, I wasn't happy but I had nothing else. I needed more security but at least I had something on the plate for me. "If Walsall offered a bit more security I would have stayed."