Carlisle agree Chester loan deal

03 August 2010 07:45
Carlisle United have agreed a loan deal for Manchester United defender James Chester until 31 December.Chester, 21, was made captain of the Red Devils' reserve side in 2008/09 and has made one first-team appearance. [LNB]Carlisle boss Greg Abbott told BBC Radio Cumbria: "He's a good defender, very mobile and comfortable on the ball as well. [LNB]"He's certainly got a calmness on the ball that will help us. We're delighted to have him here." [LNB]Warrington-born Chester impressed in Sunday's 1-0 friendly defeat of Hibernian and Carlisle were quick to agree terms with United to capture his services.[LNB] While I'm under contract at Manchester United there is always that hope to be a first-team player there James Chester Last season Chester spent a month with Championship side Plymouth, making three appearances before injury prematurely ended his loan stay at Home Park. [LNB]He also played a part in Peterborough's League One promotion campaign in 2008-09, featuring five times for manager Darren Ferguson. [LNB]Chester said: "While I'm under contract at Manchester United there is always that hope to be a first-team player there. [LNB]"To get six months of regular League football at Carlisle then there might be other other opportunities at the end of this." [LNB]The addition of Chester has ended Carlisle's interest in Sunderland defender Jean Yves M'Voto after the two parties were unable to agree terms.

Source: BBC_Sport