Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

The Vital Interview: Nathaniel Chalobah

The Vital Interview: Nathaniel Chalobah
CHELSEA LOANEE Nathaniel Chalobah has proved something of an instant hit at Vicarage Road, displaying a coolness and authority well beyond his 17 years.

As the Sierra Leone-born midfielder-cum-defender explains, agreeing a loan move to WD18 on transfer deadline day was a no-brainer:

"Michael Emenalo, the chief scout, and Roberto Di Matteo said they would let me go on loan this year so it was a good move to come to Watford,' confirmed Chalobah.

"I didn`t want to go to a team where I wouldn`t be able to settle in and do the things that I usually do. Coming here was the best thing I could possibly do because Gianfranco and his team are trying to play football."

Despite not making his professional debut until arriving at the Vic', Chalobah has been making waves on the international scene for a number of years now, having debuted for England's U16s at just 13.

Playing at centre-back, Chalobah helped England to a memorable U17 European Championship win two summers ago, an extremely proud occasion for six-footer:

"I don`t really know what to say. It was amazing, amazing! We were the first age group to win it since the likes of Paul Scholes so we made it into the history books and we were all very pleased."

Chalobah will be keen not only to help Zola's Hornets move up the league table during his six-months here, but also build a foundation for forcing his way into Di Matteo's thinking at Stamford Bridge.

Remember to buy your copy of the Official Watford FC Matchday Programme in order to read the rest of this interview in which Chalobah touches on a number of subjects including youth development and Chelsea's Champions League success.

Writer:Tom Bodell
Date:Friday October 5 2012
Time: 12:27PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Comments

0
This boy's gonna be a big star - so cool, so quick, so assured on the ball. Hope he stays the whole season.
oldyella
06/10/2012 21:48:00
0
Hear hear! Been excellent so far!
wfc123
06/10/2012 23:32:00
0
Great to hear he's settling in well!
CalculatedKalou
09/10/2012 10:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

The Hornet - Gillingham 23-08-16

That first win under Mazzarri still hasn't come for Watford with League 1 side Gilligham coming back to beat the Hornets two-one after extra time and dump us our of the League Cup.

Stats: Watford v Gillingham

All the stats from Watford (1) vs (2) Gillingham, Vicarage Road, 23/8/16 Att: 7,004

Watford v Gillingham - Team Sheets

Watford are at Vicarage Road with Gillingham the visitors for the latest League Cup match.

Follow Watford v Gillingham Live On Twitter

Watford are at Vicarage Road with Gillingham the visitors today, this will be a 7:45pm kick-off.

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Harry Welch
Editor email
Profile
KDCallanan
no email
Profile
chrisgwfc
no email
Profile
Colin Cowan
no email
Profile
Alex Moore
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

LC - Gillingham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Pantilimon0%
Hoban20%
Kabasele0%
Paredes0%
Nyom0%
Guedioura0%
Watson0%
Doucoure0%
Anya20%
Deeney0%
Vydra60%
Sub - Ighalo0%
Sub - Capoue0%
Sub - Zuniga0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 2 2 0 0 6 4
2 Man Utd 2 2 0 0 6 4
3 Hull City 2 2 0 0 6 3
4 Chelsea 2 2 0 0 6 2
5 Everton 2 1 1 0 4 1
6 Middlesbrough 2 1 1 0 4 1
7 Spurs 2 1 1 0 4 1
8 Burnley 2 1 0 1 3 1
9 WBA 2 1 0 1 3 0
10 West Ham 2 1 0 1 3 0
11 Liverpool 2 1 0 1 3 -1
12 Swansea 2 1 0 1 3 -1
13 Arsenal 2 0 1 1 1 -1
14 Watford 2 0 1 1 1 -1
15 Leicester City 2 0 1 1 1 -1
16 Southampton 2 0 1 1 1 -2
17 Stoke 2 0 1 1 1 -3
18 Sunderland 2 0 0 2 0 -2
19 Crystal Palace 2 0 0 2 0 -2
20 AFC Bournemouth 2 0 0 2 0 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Daniel Smith11