LONDON (Reuters) -- Chelsea defender Michael Mancienne rejoined Wolverhampton Wanderers on a season-long loan on Thursday, the Premier League champions said.

The 22-year-old spent most of last season at Wolves, helping them retain their Premier League status and also had a spell there in 2008-09.

Mancienne, a regular call-up for England Under-21s, made six appearances for Chelsea under previous coach Guus Hiddink.

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