Date: 31st January 2011 at 4:09pm
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Barnsley FC have confirmed the signing of Chelsea youngster Jacob Mellis

The 20-year-old midfielder spent a short time on loan at Southampton last season and has made one appearance for Chelsea in the Champions League this term against Zilina.

Mellis recently signed a new deal at Stamford Bridge, keeping him there until 2013 and joins the Reds on loan until the end of the nPower Championship season.