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Chelsea goalkeeper Rhys Taylor joins Crewe on loan

Chelsea goalkeeper Rhys Taylor
Rhys Taylor spent six weeks on loan with Queens Park Rangers last season

Chelsea goalkeeper Rhys Taylor has joined League Two side Crewe Alexandra on a two-month loan deal.

Taylor was recommended by former Alex first-team coach Steve Holland, who is now working with the Premier League champions as reserve team coach.

The 20-year-old had a loan spell with Championship side Queen's Park Rangers last season, but did not play a first-team game at Loftus Road.

Taylor will compete with Steve Phillips for the number one position at Crewe.

Phillips, who signed a new two-year contract on 1 July, is not expected to return to action until September while he recovers from shoulder surgery.

Taylor follows fellow new arrivals Antoni Sarcevic, Lee Bell and David Artell into the Alexandra Stadium.



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