Gillingham manager Andy Hessenthaler has offered new contracts to skipper Barry Fuller and defender Garry Richards.

The duo, whose contracts were set to expire this summer, were among the first players met by new boss Hessenthaler and he is desperate to keep them at the Priestfield Stadium.

"They are two (players) we want to keep at this football club," said Hessenthaler.

"We had a good chat with them and want them to be part of it. I'm hoping that they'll stay."

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