Striker rejects Cheltenham deal

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Cheltenham striker Wes Thomas has rejected a new deal and instead decided to join newly-promoted Crawley.

The 24-year-old, who scored 19 goals for the Cherries this season, was offered fresh terms by manager Mark Yates, but has decided to move closer to his home in the south.


Thomas has penned a two-year contract at Broadfield Stadium and his new manager Steve Evans said: "The lad got 19 goals last season in a team that in the main struggled which is an exceptional return from any young striker."

He added: "I watched Wesley myself on several occasions.

"His movement is good, he is quick and he can score goals so I really do believe he will be great for us."

A Cheltenham statement said: "We would like to thank Wesley for his efforts throughout the season and wish him all the best for the future."

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