Grimsby Town have confirmed on their official club website that midfielder Ethan Robson has joined the club on loan from League One side Sunderland, and he will remain with the club until January.

Grimsby Town have moved to bring in a player on loan before the summer transfer window comes to an end, signing a young midfielder that manager Michael Jolley has tried to sign before. Sunderland man Ethan Robson has joined the club on loan until January.

Speaking upon the arrival of Robson, Jolley said:

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“Ethan is a player I have been aware of for the last four years and I have made more than one attempt to sign him. He is an accomplished left-footed midfielder with excellent technical skills”. 

“Ethan has already had a loan in the SPL to go alongside his experience in Sunderland’s first team. I feel that he will add to the significant competition that we have within the squad and I am sure this loan can be hugely beneficial to both Ethan and Grimsby Town. Welcome to Blundell Park, Ethan”.

Robson also spoke to the club’s official website upon the announcement of the deal, saying that he spoke to Sunderland teammate Elliot Embleton – who spent time on loan with Grimsby last season – before making the move. Robson said:

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“He had nothing but good words to say about it here, I’m sure he enjoyed his time here and he definitely holds the club in high regards and like I said, he had nothing but good words to say about the club. I think that his experience here was a part in me coming here as the club knew that Embo had a good time here”.

Robson has come through the academy the Stadium of Light and gone on to play 14 times for the club’s senior side. He also spent the second half of last season out on loan with Dundee, making 13 appearances.


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