Kasey Palmer has completed a six months loan move to Championship side Bristol City, this is according to reports.
Palmer joined Blackburn Rovers in the summer in order to garner more first team experience but he was restricted to only 10 starts out of 26 Championship games.
The English midfielder joined Chelsea in 2013 when he was 17. Dubbed as one of the most promising talents of the Chelsea youth rank, he was called into the first team by Guus Hiddink, who named him in the Blues clash against Swansea in April 2016 but he was an unused sub.
He was sent on various loan spell including Huddersfield Town, where he got a taste of Premier League football.
And now, he becomes the third player to join Johnson’s side on loan from Chelsea after Jay Dasilva and Tomas Kalas.
Johnson laid bare his delight at the signing of the rising star, and he hopes the player would bring in his experience to help his side game promotion to the EPL.
“I’m delighted we have been able to sign Kasey Palmer on loan from Chelsea until the end of the season and it’s great to get this done so early in the window.
“Kasey is a very good player who can play through the middle and out wide; he can create openings as well as score goals and I’m excited about what he can bring to our squad.
“We’ve got 20 scheduled league games left, plus the FA Cup, and Kasey will be able to help us continue the momentum we have built.”