Alex Gilliead: Scunthorpe United sign winger from Shrewsbury Town

Alex Gilliead
Alex Gilliead enjoyed loan spells at Bradford, Carlisle and Luton during his time at Newcastle

Scunthorpe United have signed winger Alex Gilliead from Shrewsbury Town for an undisclosed fee on a two-year deal.

The 23-year-old, released by Newcastle in 2018 without making a first-team appearance for the club, leaves League One side Shrewsbury just one season into a two-year contract.

He featured 35 times for Shrewsbury last season, scoring three goals.

Gilliead, who played for England between Under-16 and Under-20 levels, is Scunthorpe's fourth summer arrival.

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