Crewe Alexandra sign 25-year-old ex Cheltenham midfielder

Crewe Alexandra have signed Charlie Colkett on a two-year deal after his departure from League One side Cheltenham Town.

Colkett started his career at Chelsea making 73 appearances for the U19s and the U23s scoring 14 and assisting 8. Colkett never made a first team appearance for Chelsea.

Colkett has had loan moves at Vitesse, Swindon, Bristol Rovers and Shrewsbury. In January 2019 Swedish club Östersunds FK for a reported 'small fee' totaling to £250,000 for the Englishman. His time in Sweden lasted for a two years and ended up making 67 appearances for the club scoring 2 and assisting 4. In January 2022 of this year Cheltenham Town signed Colkett on a free transfer and ended up making just 9 appearances for the League One side.

Colkett has made numerous appearances for the England youth teams making a total of 20 appearances for his country.

Colkett has won two UEFA Youth League cups in 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 and won the U21 Premier League in 2013/2014

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