Forest chiefs welcome deal for Chelsea defender Hutchison

Nottingham Forest are delighted with their loan deal for Chelsea defender Sam Hutchison.

Nottingham Forest are delighted with their loan deal for Chelsea defender Sam Hutchison.

Hutchinson, who can play at either right-back or in the centre of defence, becomes the eighth player to be signed by manager Sean O'Driscoll ahead of the start of the 2012/13 npower Championship campaign.

Reds chairman Omar Al Hasawi told the club's official website: "Sam is held in the highest regard by Chelsea and we're grateful to them for allowing him to join us on loan.

"He is an exciting young player who has already shown a lot of grit and determination in his career, characteristics that we are sure will endear him to our supporters."

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