Ex-Chelsea keeper Jamal Blackman moves to Los Angeles FC on free transfer after he is released from Blues
LOS ANGELES FC have snapped up free agent Jamal Blackman after he was released by Chelsea.
The goalkeeper has been on the books on the Blues from U13 stage however has struggled to make an have an impact on on the primary staff.
Blackman, 27, has been shipped out on mortgage to six totally completely totally different golf gear all by England and Sweden since 2016.
He moves to California with LAFC sitting eighth in Major League Soccer’s Western Conference.
“Jamal is a talented goalkeeper and an important addition to the club” LAFC co-president John Thorrington stated in a press launch.
“We look forward to welcoming him and are confident that he will prove to be a great fit with his skills and experience.”
Blackman has represented England at youth-team stage and spent closing season out on mortgage all through the Championship with Rotherham.
He made 28 appearances and saved 6 clear sheets for the Millers however couldn’t stop them from being relegated.
Standing at 6ft 6in tall, Blackman makes for an imposing presence between the sticks and would possibly compete with Pablo Sisniega and Tomas Romero for a beginning function in LA.
Blackman will play beneath former Swansea boss Bob Bradley at Banc of California Stadium.
The Black and Gold have notched eight wins in 23 matches to this stage this season.
They journey to Austin on Thursday, trendy from a slim 3-2 victory over Real Salt Lake City on Monday night time.