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Calum Chambers

19-Year-Old Defender     Arsenal  Premier


Birthdate:  January 20, 1995    Birthplace:  Petersfield, United Kingdom    Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  146 lbs    

August 18, 2014    Calum Chambers News

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Chambers played the entirety of Arsenal's season opener against Crystal Palace on Saturday, although he was shown a yellow card in the process.

Chambers was signed by Arsenal as a right-back this summer, but has started in central defense to wonderful results in his first two appearances for the Gunners. At 19-years-old, Chambers showed great composure and provided a steady presence in back versus Crystal Palace. However, with Per Mertesacker (rest) expected to return soon, Chambers should lose his starting spot in the near future, assuming Laurent Koscielny's Achilles ailment doesn't linger. Once the proven first-choice partnership of Mertesacker and Koscielny takes the pitch, Chambers figures to primarily serve as the Gunners' second-string right-back behind Mathieu Debuchy, but his recent displays showed he's comfortable centrally, if need be.

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Calum Chambers: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

July 28, 2014

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Chambers has joined Arsenal from Southampton on a long-term contract, the Gunners' official website reports.

Chambers moves to Arsenal following a successful debut campaign that saw him make 22 appearances (18 starts) for Southampton last season. While mostly playing right-back, Chambers helped the Saints finish with the Premier League's sixth best defensive record. Additionally, the current England Under-19 team captain can be deployed in central defense and midfield, offering versatility in various areas of the pitch. Considering Arsenal also signed the more experienced Mathieu Debuchy this summer, Chambers will likely be limited to reserve appearances, with fellow right-back Carl Jenkinson seemingly poised to be loaned out for the coming season.

July 15, 2014

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Arsenal continue to be interested in bringing Chambers to the London club from Southampton, according to the Daily Mail.

Arsenal have been scouting the right-back for some time, and despite signing Matheiu Debuchy earlier this summer the organization is still interested in bringing Chambers into the fold.

April 23, 2014

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Arsenal are pondering a summer transfer offer for Chambers as a replacement for Bacary Sagna, according to the Daily Mail.

Chambers has made 21 Premier League appearances for Southampton, and is a product of the club's academy system. Arsenal may view him as a long-term replacement for Sagna.

January 15, 2014

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Chambers did not play in last weekend's Premier League match against West Brom due to an illness.

Chambers has appeared in 10 Premier League matches this season, but only has one shot to his name.