OFFICIAL: Chelsea starlet Brown heads to Huddersfield on loan

The England Under-20 international will link up with his Blues team-mate Kasey Palmer in West Yorkshire as David Wagner’s side chase promotion to the Premier League

Chelsea starlet Izzy Brown has joined Championship side Huddersfield Town on loan for the rest of the season.

The 19-year-old forward spent the first half of the current campaign on loan at Rotherham United but will now link up with fellow Blues youth player Kasey Palmer in West Yorkshire.

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Brown, who signed for Chelsea from West Brom in 2013, is an England Under-20 international and scored three goals in 20 games with Rotherham.

“Just like his teammate Kasey Palmer, Izzy is another big, big English talent and it is great that Chelsea was so keen to send him to us,” Huddersfield coach David Wagner told the club’s official website.

“Thanks to them for all their help in making this transfer happen so quickly.

“He is a very exciting attacking player who can make things happen for us in the attacking areas and we are very excited to have join our squad for the rest of the season.

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“We have had a few injury problems in the wide positions, with Sean Scannell needing an operation and Joe Lolley only just returning from injury. Given this, bringing Izzy to the Club is an important January move for us.”

Huddersfield have been one of the surprise packages of the season in the Championship and currently sit in fourth place, six points back of the automatic promotion spots.