Chesterfield bolster defence with loan signing from Sheffield United

Chesterfield have bolstered their defensive options with the signing of a Sheffield United youngster.

Tuesday, 9th October 2018, 2:55 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th October 2018, 2:58 pm
Sheffield Wednesday U23's Fraser Preston battles with Sheffield United U23's Jake Bennett.

Wing-back Jake Bennett has joined the Spireites for the rest of the 2018/19 campaign.

The 22-year-old, who signed for the Blades from Mickleover Sports, made his first team debut in last season’s 3-2 win over Walsall in the EFL Cup.

Chesterfield boss Martin Allen plans to involve Bennett in his matchday squad this weekend.

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“Today we have signed Jake Bennett from Sheffield United on loan until the end of the season,” he said.

“He’s a solid, reliable right-back and he’ll go straight into the squad for our game at Halifax on Saturday.”