Talks between Millwall and Hartlepool United over extending Tyler Burey’s loan deal with the Sky Bet League Two club are yet to take place, as per a recent report by the Hartlepool Mail.
The Lions’ youngster was sent out on loan during the summer in order to get some much needed first team minutes under his belt and initially thrived for the Pools, scoring three goals and registering one assist in his opening five league outings for the club.
However he has since suffered a serious injury that has kept him out for the best part of three months, with the attacker currently rehabilitating back at Millwall.
His current agreement with Hartlepool runs until January and the fourth tier side’s boss, Dave Challinor, has now given an update on whether that deal will be extended further in the new year or not:
“I think the way it would work will be to get Tyler up and running and see where we are at, where he’s at, where Millwall are at.
“At the start of the loan, they’d have been hoping he’d get into our first-team, do well and then see where things are in January and potentially clubs from higher up may be interested.
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“Without sounding the wrong way, [the injury] may benefit us a little bit in the fact that he came in, he fitted into the team brilliantly.
“He was developing into someone who could be a big asset for us.”
Burey will now be looking to return to action as soon as possible as he looks to make up for lost time that has been taken up by his recovery.
The winger is highly thought of at Millwall and will be looking to make a good impression on Gary Rowett.
Burey is such a bright young player and it is just a shame that his development has been somewhat stunted by this injury blow.
Millwall will be hoping that he can regain his fitness as soon as possible so that they can get him back out on the pitch because the loan spell was going really well.
The former AFC Wimbledon youngster is finally getting the opportunity to play regularly at a good level and was certainly showing that he is good enough to function in what is a tough league.
It will certainly be interesting to see if the Lions decide to recall him or not when January rolls around.