Midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah joins Burnley on loan from Chelsea

Monday September 1st, 2014

Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah has joined Burnley on loan through January, Burnley announced Monday.

Chalobah, a native of Sierra Leone, has been a regular on Chelsea and England's youth teams. After beginning his senior career in 2012 on loan to Watford, the 19-year-old spent the 2013-14 season at Nottingham Forest and Middlesbrough. 

Chalobah can play center back or center midfield.

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Burnley was promoted to the Premier League this season for the first time since 2009-10 after finishing second in the Championship in 2013-14. Earlier Monday, Burnley added forward George Boyd on a transfer from Hull City.

The club is 0-2-1 this season after drawing with Manchester United on Saturday.

- Chris Johnson 

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