Former New England Revolution defender Michael Mancienne has returned to England, signing with Burton Albion for the rest of the 2021 season, the League One membership introduced Wednesday.
The 33-year-old Mancienne, whose contract possibility was declined by the Revs in December, has a wealth of expertise enjoying in England. The London native got here up via the Chelsea youth system and mixed for 262 appearances for Chelsea, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Queens Park Rangers and Nottingham Forest, whereas additionally spending three seasons with Hamburger SV within the Bundesliga.
✍️ Burton Albion are delighted to substantiate the signing of defender Michael Mancienne on a contract till the end of the season!
Welcome to Burton Albion, Michael! Extra through the membership web site.#BAFC
— Burton Albion FC (@burtonalbionfc) February 9, 2021
Mancienne was signed by the Revs on a free switch from Nottingham Forest, the place he had 135 first-team appearances, halfway via the 2018 season. He began 27 of the 31 regular season matches he appeared in over a three-year stretch with New England.
Burton Albion, coached by legendary Dutch attacker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, are in a relegation battle in League One, at present in last place and 5 points beneath the road.