Nathaniel Chalobah is a defender for Chelsea's youth and reserve teams. Though his profile is primarily that of a defender, he can also operate as a midfielder. He captained the Chelsea Under-18s to 2011-12 FA Youth Cup glory. Nathaniel has represented England at Under-16, Under-17 and Under-19 levels. Chalobah came through the Chelsea academy, having been there since his pre-teens. During the 2010–11 season he featured for Chelsea reserves while still a schoolboy, winning the national championship with the side that season. In 2011–12, Chalobah regularly captained both Chelsea's reserve and youth sides, and led the 2012 FA Youth Cup winning side. He signed a professional contract with Chelsea in January 2012 shortly after turning 17, lasting until summer 2014. Chalobah signed on loan for Championship side Watford on 31 August 2012 until January 2013. He made his professional debut for the club on 18 September 2012 against Brighton & Hove Albion. On 17 November, Chalobah scored his first goal for Watford in a 2-1 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers. He made his England under-16 debut at the age of 13 in October 2008, and his England under-17 debut aged 14 in July 2009. He won the 2010 European Championship and later captaining the side at the age of 15.
Nathaniel Chalobah, Chelsea’s next great hope – A scout report
Since returning to Chelsea for his second spell as manager, Jose Mourinho has been at lengths to outline his vision for the future. The Portuguese says he is open to helping out with Greg Dyke’s FA commission, designed to aid the progression of English players in the domestic game, and is also looking to make […]
Chelsea's Nathaniel Chalobah loaned to Nottingham Forest
Tonight Chelsea have announced that Nathaniel Chalobah has joined Nottingham Forest on loan until January. I just wondered what you all think of the move?Chalobah has recently signed a new five year contract at the club and can play in defence or attac...
Chelsea starlet Nathaniel Chalobah signs a new contract
Very few players have made the step up from the youth and reserve team into the Chelsea first-team in the last decade. Nathaniel Chalobah is one of them, and he has been very close to the first-team in the last year or so. Chalobah has now signed a new...
Top Five: Chelsea players who need to be loaned out
Last season Chelsea’s loan rangers included Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne whose excellent performances have forced them in to the first team picture and Thibaut Courtois who seems deigned to take over from Petr Cech in the Chelsea goal in the long term. If used properly, the loan system can achieve two positive outcomes […]