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New signing Harry Chapman can't wait to get started in Rovers colours

4 August 2017

Harry Chapman insists he 'can't wait to get going' after finalising a season-long switch from Middlesbrough to Ewood Park.

The 19-year-old forward has had a full pre-season with Boro under his belt, on the back of helping England's Under-20s lift the World Cup in South Korea.

Chapman hopes the full-good factor he has enjoyed this summer continues in Rovers colours and he is delighted to get the deal done before a ball is kicked.   

"It's outrageous to think that a person who just enjoys doing what he does is a World Cup winner - it's mad to think," said Chapman, who has been signed in time to travel with the Rovers squad to Southend this weekend.

"I can't wait to get going. I love winning games, I love football, so the quicker I can get going the better.

"To be here for the first game is good - to get a good few days training under my belt, to get to know how everybody plays, so when I do play I will understand how we play and who plays where and get to know the names, so it makes everything a lot easier.

"I've had a full pre-season, I feel fit, I feel ready and I can't wait to get started now."


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