MAX Ehmer has joined League One side Gillingham on a one month emergency loan deal.
Ehmer, 22, has put pen to paper on a deal until January 3rd 2015 and links up with fellow R’s youngster Michael Doughty, who is also on loan at the Priestfield Stadium.
German-born Ehmer, who can play in defence or midfield, has made seven appearances at Elite Development Squad level this season, skippering the side on a number of occasions.
He is in line to make his Gills debut against Port Vale this weekend.
Under the terms of the loan deal, he can also feature in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.