I think it’s great he’s going to Middlesbrough. Far more likely to get a place in the team there and pick things up off a coach like Karanka. I was hoping he wouldn’t choose West Brom.
TalkShite are accusing him of lacking ambition by not choosing Roma or Valencia, but in actual fact he’s made the best move possible for him in terms of chance of playing time combined with Premier League exposure.
All this bollocks about “learning a new language, immersing yourself in a foreign culture, challenging yourself” is fine when you’re a few years older. Chambers is still very much a yoof and needs solid playing time ASAP. Not sure about the situation at Roma anyway, but Valencia have just signed a replacement centre back for Mustafi and I couldn’t envisage Chambers starting 25+ La Liga games this season for them.