Barnsley deal in Chelsea bad-boy Mellis

Barnsley have snapped up former Chelsea midfielder Jacob Mellis.

Barnsley have snapped up former Chelsea midfielder Jacob Mellis.

The Daily Mail says Mellis, the midfielder released by Chelsea for setting off a smoke grenade, has agreed a two-year deal at Barnsley.

Mellis made just one appearance for Chelsea, coming on as a last minute substitute in the Champions League clash against Zilina in November 2010.

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