Huddersfield set to sign Chilwell from Leicester
Ben Chilwell looks set to become Huddersfield manager David Wagner's first signing - image via thefa.com

In the past few weeks, Huddersfield Town have been going through an extreme transition period.

After former manager Chris Powell was releived of his duties after what looked like a good point away from home at Reading, Chairman Dean Hoyle appointed Jurgen Klopp's former assistant David Wagner and after a 3-0 defeat to local rivals Leeds United it has to be said an international break was needed.

First signing for Wagner

In what looks a good signing, Huddersfield look set to sign young left back Ben Chilwell from in-form Leicester City, according to HITC.

The 18-year-old, who is a regular in Leicester's under-21 team was handed his debut last month in a Capital One Cup game away at Hull City. He impressed and this allegedly alerted the likes of Manchester United and Arsenal to keep an eye on him as it looks as if he has a bright future ahead of him.

It looks as though this loan deal will be beneficial to all parties involved. Chilwell will get first-team football and hope to improve his general play, Leicester will get a better player back and Huddersfield get a good player now who will look to improve their squad.

He will provide competition for Town's first choice left back Jason Davidson, who is currently away with the Australian national team.

Future at Leicester

Leicester speak very highly of the youngster and believe he definitely has the capabilities to break into the first-team squad, but it may be too early in his development for that and so a loan deal is the obvious option.

Huddersfield, who currently lie in 19th in the Championship table, will need to turn their fortunes around and this mission will start in another local derby away at Sheffield Wednesday, who are in a rich vein of form themselves despite a setback in losing at Charlton Athletic before the international break

Chilwell certainly has a bright future, and with Wagner's emphasis on giving youngsters a run of games, which worked wonders at Borussia Dortmund for him and Klopp, the English full-back should be given a chance.

With Davidson returning from a tiring week of travel with the Australia squad, Chilwell will be keen to get his chance and make that position his own, starting on Saturday.

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