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DONE DEAL: Chelsea midfielder Josh Grant joins Bristol Rovers

Josh Grant has joined League One club Bristol Rovers on a three-year contract after being released by Chelsea.

He spent the 2019-20 season on loan with Plymouth, making 30 appearances in all competitions and helping Argyle win promotion from League Two.

The 21-year-old is able to play in defence or in midfield.

"He had a really good campaign at Plymouth last season, showcasing his versatility," Rovers boss Ben Garner told the club website.

"We see Josh in a set position for us and feel we can really develop him in that role. He is dynamic and has the technical and tactical qualities that we are looking for, plus I really like his character and mentality."

Grant added: "Coming up through Chelsea, you're privileged and you're lucky, but when you hit the real world you think 'it's time to make a name for myself without that Chelsea tag now'.

"I think this is the perfect place for me to start that."


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