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Borussia Monchengladbach signs West Ham defender on loan

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West Ham defender Reece Oxford joined Bundesliga outfit Borussia Monchengladbach on a season long loan deal. The 18 year old defender is regarded as one of the hot prospect of English football.

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Oxford spent last season on loan with Championship side Reading FC after recovering from an injury which he suffered at the start of the season. Standing 6 foot tall, the young English defender is the second youngest player to start a Premier league game.

After completing the deal, Gladbach sporting director Max Eberl said:

“Reece is considered one of the country’s best young defensive talents. This loan deal gives us the chance to add a very interesting player to our squad.”

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Reece can also play in midfield as a defensive midfielder; He has already signed a contract extension with the club in last December, which will keep him at the club till 2021.