Reece Oxford has signed a deal to join Borussia Monchengladbach on loan for the 2017/18 season.

Speculation had been mounting over Oxford’s short-term future at West Ham, with first-team opportunities looking somewhat unlikely.

However, a deal has now been struck with the Bundesliga side to allow him to gain some experience of regular football abroad, with Monchengladbach looking to enjoy a successful season with young players at the core.

Oxford spent the last chunk of the season on loan at Reading last time around, as he sealed a switch to Jaap Stam’s side on the final day of the January transfer window.

The promising defender will now hope to impose himself on the Bundesliga and come back to the London Stadium as a better player.