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Pablo Martinez joins the Development Squad

25 August 2020

The Club is delighted to announce the signing of young defender Pablo Martinez...

The 19-year-old signs a one year deal with an option of a year extension, and will link up with Lee Mansell's Development Squad ahead of the 2020/21 campaign.

The Oxford-born centre-back has had a strong footballing education, initially part of Reading's youth setup before joining West Brom at the age of 16. There, the youngster continued to ply his trade, developing to become a tenacious defender possessing quality on the ball.

His development was acknowledged by the Welsh National side, with Martinez making appearances for the Dragons from the under-16's to the under-19's.

The defender now links up with the Gas following his release from West Brom this summer.

On the signing, Development Squad manager Lee Mansell said, "We are very pleased to have Pablo on board, he has impressed the first-team staff since the start of pre-season and I look forward to working with him in the development squad to try to break into the first-team squad!"

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