Chelsea's Michael Mancienne returns to Wolves for third successive season on loan

26 August 2010 12:28
Permanent loan: Michael Mancienne is back at Wolves for a third successive season[LNB]Wolves have signed Chelsea utility player Michael Mancienne for a third loan spell, with the player to remain at Molineux for the remainder of this season.[LNB]Mancienne initially played an important role in helping Wolves gain promotion from the Championship during the 2008-09 campaign. [LNB]He then rejoined the midlands club for last season and was used initially as a central defender and then in a holding midfield role.[LNB]The 22-year-old will be available for Wolves' home Barclays Premier League clash with Newcastle on Saturday.[LNB]Wolves boss Mick McCarthy had indicated he was interested primarily in re-signing Mancienne on loan as opposed to on a permanent basis.[LNB]The England Under-21 player finalised details of the loan switch at Wolves' Compton training ground this morning.[LNB]Mancienne has spoken previously of the benefits of playing regular first-team football rather than being on the fringe of the squad at Stamford Bridge.[LNB]In his first spell at Wolves, Mancienne made 10 appearances as a five-year spell without top flight football was ended.[LNB]His form during that period earned him a first senior call-up by England for the friendly international against Germany in Berlin when he was an unused substitute.[LNB]Mancienne also impressed McCarthy sufficiently to return last season when he made 33 appearances.[LNB]He still has three years remaining on his current deal at Chelsea.[LNB] Chelsea refuse to let Mancienne leave permanently unless Wolves find £5mWilshere snubbed by Capello as Arsenal ace is dropped to Under 21sWolves turn down £4m Mancienne as they eye new loan deal for Chelsea manWOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS FC

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