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Grimsby Town

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Jay Matete

Midfielder

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Biography

Date of birth

Signed

Country

England

Jay Matete signed for Fleetwood Town after a spell at Reading. The London-born midfielder worked his way through the Under 18s and Development Squad to earn himself his first professional contract in January 2020 with the agreed deal of two years with an option of another year.

He made his first full debut against Accrington Stanley in December 2019, Matete has stayed in and around the first team set up with 16 first-team appearances to his name as of January 2021.

The central midfielder has made three Sky Bet League One starts, with his first coming in the 2020/21 campaign against Rochdale at the Crown Oil Arena to then another start coming against Gillingham at the Priestfield Stadium.

In the January 2021 transfer window, Matete joined Sky Bet League Two side Grimsby Town on a six-month loan, in order for him to gain some valuable first-team experience.

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