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Former Chelsea man Josh McEachran has joined Birmingham City after a successful trial

Birmingham confirm Josh McEachran signing following former Chelsea youngster’s successful trial at the club

  • Josh McEachran has penned a two-year deal at Birmingham following a trial 
  • The former Chelsea youngster parted ways with Brentford in the summer 
  • The 26-year-old has been training with Blues boss Pep Clotet’s first-team squad 
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Birmingham City have confirmed the signing of former Chelsea midfielder Josh McEachran on a two-year deal following a successful trial.

The 26-year-old had featured for the Midlands outfit in three Under-23 matches, having trained with the club this month.

McEachran had parted ways with Brentford in the summer, but has been training with Blues boss Pep Clotet’s first-team squad.

Former Chelsea man Josh McEachran has joined Birmingham City after a successful trial

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Former Chelsea man Josh McEachran has joined Birmingham City after a successful trial

The former Chelsea starlet had progressed through the ranks at Stamford Bridge having first joined them as a seven-year-old.

He was eventually sold to Brentford in 2015 after 15 years with his childhood club, and made 102 senior appearances for the Bees. His only goal for the side came against Birmingham in October 2018.

McEachran has been handed the squad number 16 at St Andrew’s.

McEachran has been training with Birmingham boss Pep Clotet's first-team squad

McEachran has been training with Birmingham boss Pep Clotet's first-team squad

McEachran has been training with Birmingham boss Pep Clotet’s first-team squad