Houghton heads back to Yorkshire

Academy midfielder Jordan Houghton has returned on loan to Doncaster Rovers for the first half of the 2017/18 season.

The 21-year-old, who was part of UEFA Youth League and FA Youth Cup triumphs at Chelsea, was a fixture in the Yorkshire club’s line-up last season and progressing well until his campaign was ended by a knee injury in February. He had made 36 appearances.

This season's loan is until 3 January. 

Doncaster, who are managed by Darren Ferguson, went on to be promoted to League One.

Click to read an interview with Houghton first published in March.