Walker, who signed a new four-and-a-half year contract with Boro yesterday, will continue his development by linking up with the League Two promotion chasers.

The England youth international made his first team debut for his hometown club in the Carabao Cup victory over Notts County, and also came off the bench in the 5-0 win against Peterborough United in the Emirates FA Cup.

The 18-year-old has impressed in our Academy sides, helping our Under-18s to the semi-finals of the Premier League Cup with a hat-trick against Everton.