Alex Gilbey became the Addicks' first summer signing of the 2020/21 season joining the South Londoners on a three-year deal. The highly rated midfielder joins from MK Dons where he picked up back to back player of the year awards.
After progressing through Colchester United's academy with fellow teammate Macauley Bonne, Gilbey racked up eight goals in 121 games for the Essex side whilst also enjoying a stint at Newport County on loan. Gilbey then left Colchester to join Wigan Athletic in 2016 before moving to fellow League One side MK Dons in 2017. At Stadium MK Gilbey impressed the fans scoring 11 goals in 105 appearances whilst also putting in a number of eye-catching performances.