Young Chesterfield goalkeeper Aaron Chapman has joined League Two side Bristol Rovers on a one-month loan deal, the club’s official website has confirmed.
Chapman has recently recovered from reconstructive ankle surgery and Chesterfield boss Dean Saunders is keen for the club’s second-choice stopper to play some regular football.
The 25-year-old commanding stopper joined the Spireites from non-league outfit Belper Town and to date has made just one appearance for the Derbyshire-based club, in a Johnstone’s Paint Trophy tie against Scunthorpe United last September.
He has spent time out on loan at Chester City and in the Football League with Accrington Stanley and the move to Bristol Rovers will no doubt see him gain vital experience in the first-team.
Chapman is a tall, powerful goalkeeper who is a good commander of his box and his experience in playing second fiddle behind a goalkeeper as assured as Tommy Lee could stand Rovers in good stead.
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