Luton Town defender Lloyd Jones is set to be allowed to make a move to League Two Northampton Town on loan for the rest of the season, according to the Football Insider.
Luton have managed to add to their defensive options before the end of the transfer window, with the Hatters having brought in Cameron Carter-Vickers on loan from Tottenham Hotspur, which means that Graeme Jones is now likely to allow Jones to leave the club on a temporary basis for the rest of the campaign.
Jones has found game time hard to come by at Luton this season, managing to make just four appearances for Jones’ side as they look to maintain their Championship status following their promotion from League One last campaign, which suggests a loan move could help him secure more regular minutes.
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Northampton were potentially in need of adding an extra body to their options at the heart of their defence, with the League Two side having the likes of Charlie Goode, Scott Wharton and Jordan Turnbull all pushing for a starting place, but Jones could add some extra cover and quality to those options.
This seems like a good potential move for both parties, with Luton wanting Jones to go out and get some regular game time under his belt during the rest of the campaign, with the 24-year-old unlikely to have been able to force his way back into the starting line-up for the rest of the season.
The defender will be a quality addition at League Two level and could help Northampton in their push to secure promotion to League One this term, and Jones will be hoping he is able to impress during the rest of the season with regular minutes.
Jones is at the sort of age where he needs to be playing matches on a regular basis, having not had much game time over the last two seasons, and if he can potentially impress at Northampton it could possibly put himself back in the thoughts of Luton ahead of next term.
Given Luton have managed to add to their defensive options it would have made little sense keeping hold of Jones and seeing him spend the rest of the campaign not really featuring. So this seems like an ideal solution for both Jones and the Hatters.