Professionals | 26/01/2022

Loan until June 2023

FC sign Jeff Chabot

1. FC Köln have signed Julian Jeffrey “Jeff” Chabot on loan until 30th June 2023.

1. FC Köln have strengthened in the centre-back position and signed Julian Jeffrey “Jeff” Chabot. The 23-year-old centre-back has signed on loan from Sampdoria until 30th June 2023.

Jörg Jakobs, sporting director, said: “Jeff is a robust centre-back. At the age of 23, he already has experience abroad. With us, he can now continue his development in the Bundesliga and provide competition in his position for the next 18 months.”

Jeff Chabot said: “Every boy who grows up in Germany dreams of playing in the Bundesliga at some point. Therefore, I wanted to use and take this chance and I’m really looking forward to the task at hand here in Köln. The experiences, which I have gained abroad, will definitely help me. I am thankful for this time, I want to take the next step at FC and prove myself in the Bundesliga.”

Julian Jeffrey Gaston Chabot was born on 12th February 1998 in Hanau. The 1.95m tall defender was in the Eintracht Frankfurt youth academy before joining RB Leipzig’s under-19s and going through all of the Germany youth sides up to the under-21s. He made four appearances under Stefan Kuntz. In summer 2017, he moved to Sparta Rotterdam. His then joined FC Groningen and Sampdoria. Since summer 2019, he has made 44 Serie A appearances and spent last season on loan at Spezia Calcio.

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