Chris Coleman reveals the key attribute that made him sign Chelsea's Jake Clarke-Salter

Chris Coleman has revealed that Jake Clarke-Salter's hunger and desire to join Sunderland played a big part in him signing the defender.
Jake Clarke-SalterJake Clarke-Salter
Jake Clarke-Salter

Chelsea youngster Clarke-Salter has joined on a loan deal until the end of the season after taking his place in Antonio Conte's squad for the FA Cup third round draw against Norwich City on Saturday.

The 20-year-old is a left-sided defender who featured prominently in England U20's World Cup win earlier this year.

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He is expected to go straight into Coleman's squad for the trip to Cardiff on Saturday.

Coleman said: “Jake is a hugely talented young player who has jumped at the opportunity to come to this club and show people what he can do.

“You don’t play for a club like Chelsea unless you have tremendous ability and I’m sure he will be able to demonstrate that for Sunderland.

“Jake is exactly the type of hungry young player I have spoken about and he has shown me just how keen he is to come to here and play in front of our supporters.”