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01 Aug 2019, 17:26 IST
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Bristol Metropolis midfielder Kasey Palmer

Bristol Metropolis have re-signed midfielder Kasey Palmer from Chelsea on a everlasting deal.

The 22-year-old featured 17 instances for the Championship facet in a mortgage stint through the second half of final season.

Palmer has agreed a four-year contract at Ashton Gate for an undisclosed payment and turns into the third participant to make the change from Chelsea through the shut season, following within the steps of Jay Dasilva and Tomas Kalas.

“I’m buzzing to be again on a long-term deal,” Palmer, who didn’t make a single senior look for Chelsea, advised his new membership’s official web site. 

“Hopefully my household and I’ll settle after which I can begin to kick on with my soccer.

“The steadiness facet of issues shall be essential. It’s so significantly better understanding that is my residence over the subsequent 4 years, as a substitute of 1 12 months after which going again to Chelsea, so it’s an excellent platform and we will construct on it.

“Within the subsequent 4 years I need to develop myself as a lot as I can underneath the administration of Lee Johnson. I would like extra targets, assists and to attempt to get my stats pretty much as good as potential. 

“Additionally, in that point the membership can hopefully get promoted to the Premier League, which is the place it deserves to be.”

Chelsea additionally confirmed on Thursday that 19-year-old wing-back Dujon Sterling has joined Bristol Metropolis’s second-tier counterparts Wigan Athletic on a season-long mortgage.

Sterling is a two-time FA Youth Cup winner with Chelsea and boasts first-team expertise from his spell at Coventry Metropolis final season.

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