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Thanks to Gregg

New Adventure Beckons for Wylde

8 January 2019

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ARGYLE manager Derek Adams has thanked Scottish winger Gregg Wylde for his contributions over two spells for the Pilgrims as he gets set to sign for a team much closer to home.

Gregg joined initially after leaving St Mirren in Scotland and again, almost exactly two years later, from Millwall. He made 75 appearances in total for Argyle, scoring eight times, one of which was a Dockyard Derby winner in 2016 against Portsmouth at Fratton Park.

First-team opportunities became more limited in his second stint as a Pilgrim and Derek felt the move would be right for both parties, freeing up some finance for Argyle to bring in Oscar Threlkeld on loan and providing Gregg with a fresh challenge in his career.

“Gregg found it difficult, in his second spell, to establish himself in the team,” said Derek. “He’s going to go to the Scottish Premiership; he’s signed for a team up there. It gives him an opportunity to move on and it gives us an opportunity to take in a player like Oscar.

“Its always difficult for players who are round about the squad. We have quality throughout that wide area; we have many players who can play there: Joel Grant, Graham Carey, Ruben Lameiras, and I just felt that Luke Jephcott is a younger one coming through, so it gives him an opportunity to stake a claim for that position.”

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